Cowrie Shell



From: Liberia

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 44-14-120
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Liberia
Section African
Materials Grass | Cowrie Shell | Seed

Bag of cowrie shells and seeds. Deep rectangular bag, sewed up the sides; large flap, the "tape" border of which is extended to form a fastening around back of bag. Woven fibre in vertical simple and compound stripes - red, black, and natural.

Credit Line Gift of H. S. Oberly, 1944
Other Number 67 - Collector Number

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