University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameSehgura
Object Number:AF234
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Gourd
Cowrie
Snail Shell
Skin
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900
Other Number:I-404 - Seder Number

Description

A bottle-gourd held in a framework of four bands of plaited thong to which are stitched, or from which are hung, cowry shells and large snailshells.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition
Musical Instrument Exhibition, Curtis String Quartet (26 Nov 1941 - 26 Nov 1941) View Objects in Exhibition

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