From: Sierra Leone

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 2003-73-19
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sierra Leone
Section African
Materials Grass | Wood
Technique Woven | Twisted | Braided | Dyed

Hammock made of twisted grass fiber dyed brown and black; the spacing of the fibers is held by undyed fiber that has been woven across at 5" (12.7cm) intervals; wooden bar at both ends; undyed fiber tassels attached to hammock by braided grass fiber.

Length 180.34 cm
Width 63.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1921.2.2 - Other Number

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