Medicine Bundle


From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 37-22-220A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Fiber | Leaf

a: Twigs from a plum tree (gbal) and leaves of sagbe wrapped in matting and placed in a plantation. Causes the legs to swell; may also cause severe stomache ache.

Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 166 - Collector Number

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