calabash cup; SLNM.1965.34.01


Sierra Leone National Museum


calabash cup

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CATALOGUE: Calabash called 'Tah' in Kono was formerly used for drinking palm wine - The tree grows in the North. The cup may be made by either sex during the dry season. Used by everyone in remote places. Diameter 4.7". The calabash was cut in half trough the stem.

Informer: Abdoulai Toure of Yengema, Mandingo.

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