From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-114
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Locus Ndema Chiefdom | Trisana
Section African
Materials Wicker

Cone-shaped. Wicker and twining. Yellow dye: see 37-22-62. The material used in basketwork is all provided by the raphia palm ["bamboo" palm]: strips from the leaflets, midribs of the leaflets, splints from the midribs of the whole leaf. In some cases these materials may be taken from the same parts of the oil palm.

Height 13 cm
Outside Diameter 18 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 286 - Collector Number

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