From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Sitia Chiefdom | Yoni

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-56
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bulom
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Sitia Chiefdom | Yoni
Section African
Materials Cotton | Dye

The ground is of the natural color of the fiber, a light shade, with stripes and bands, irregularly placed, of a darker shade. Also, bands of yellow and black, red and black, white and black geometrical patterns of lozenges with single or multiple contours - also zigzags. The dyes are European. Stripes and bands of black divide the ground into panels.

Length 306 cm
Width 151 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 178 - Collector Number

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