From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Bawngge

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-28
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Bawngge
Section African
Materials Wood | Aluminum
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Duck Head

This kind of duck is called bawtebawte. Eyes of aluminum, inlaid. A household ornament.

Length 9.5 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 251 - Collector Number

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