Painted Gourd

This is one of five painted gourds, donated to the Sierra Leone National Museum by a Mr. Grant, a West Indian Frontier Soldier, born in 1877, who served in Sierra Leone but who didn t return to his native Jamaica. This example is painted red, with white spots.

Further Information

  • Type: Containers, vessels, Domestic equipment
  • Object: Painted Gourd
  • Materials: Vegetable, organic fibre
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1971
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Mr. Grant, Freetown (Donor)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1971.07.04d

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