Basket Lid


From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Shengge

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-117B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Shengge
Section African
Materials Fiber | Wood

Bowl-shaped, with lid. Coiled. Dyes: pink, yellow, purple, black, green. Yellow andn black, native. See 37-22-115. For materials, see 37-22-114. The general word for basket is blei. A baka bok is any basket. usually with a lid, in which things are put away for safe keeping.

Outside Diameter 33 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 311 - Collector Number

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