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Object Number:37-22-161
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Sherbro
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Grass
Outside Diameter:8cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number60 - Other Number

Description

Of narrow strips of raphia leaf, dyed dark brown, wound upon a splint of raphia leaf midrib with interwoven pattern of lozenges and chevrons in undyed raphia leaf strips. Gbeng= bangle, letul= raphia. See 37-22-160, 162.


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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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