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Basket Lid

Object Number:37-22-139B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Height: 29.5 cm
Length: 55 cm
Width: 41 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number:276 - Collector Number


Oval. Twilled weave, black weft [sides]; for dye see 37-22-115. For reinforcement of [undyed] bottom of hamper and top of lid, cf. 37-22-136. Rim of hamper and of lid [oval] similarly reinforced. A second wrapped hoop encircles hamper near the rim; lid rests on this.

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