From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 37-22-152
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Glass | Fiber

Band of netted beadwork of glass beads; mainly alternating chevrons of green and coral colour. At one end is a coral-coloured triangle; at the other, five transverse stripes of coral colour followed by two small triangles and an irregular quincunx of short transverse stripes, all in coral on the green ground. See 37-22-69 (girl's costume)

Length 72 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 62 - Collector Number

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