From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-150
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Glass | Fiber

Band of netted beadwork of green, black, and coral-coloured glass beads in pairs end to end; the edges are stitched together to form a tube enclosing some soft material; the tip of each chevron is marked with a small triangle of white beads. This is the front half of the girdle; the back is a loosely plaited cord of strings of green and coral-coloured beads. See 37-22-69 (girl's costume).

Length 91 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 117 - Collector Number

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