From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-82
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island
Section African
Materials Gourd | Fiber

Wooden neck, flaring to mouth, attached by a lashing of cord to the guard. The neck carries a cord loop for suspension. To one side of the neck an air vent has been made in the gourd. Container for palm wine or palm oil. This has been used for the former.

Height 34 cm
Outside Diameter 26 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 71 - Collector Number

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