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Map of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Map / Geography of Sierra Leone / Map of Sierra Leone .

Africa | Kpokpo cloth (aka. country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Cotton; woven into strips on a tripod loom  then sewn together | Pre 1960

country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone. Cotton woven into strips on a tripod loom then sewn together.

Africa  A Mende person wears the costume of the female demon Sowei in Sierra Leone  Image and caption  Charles and Josette Lenars

Mende person wearing costume of female demon "Sowei", Sierra Leone © Charles & Josette Lenars

Money in Sierra Leone

dosent really remind me of anything. But it is nice to see the currency in other countries especially one that you are trying to gain knowledge about.

Map of Sierra Leone

Administrative Map of Sierra Leone with international borders, provincial boundaries, the national capital Freetown, and provincial capitals.

Sierra Leone Country Cloth #African #globalstyle #globaltextile

Mende there remains an even smaller number of robes from the same region tailored from the elaborately patterned kpoikpoi cloths for which Sierra Leone weavers were so notable.

Africa | Helmet mask "sowei" from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Wood, metal and plant fiber

Sierra Leone Mende people helmet mask, sowei, of wood, metal and plant fibre.

Priscilla, a Slave: a little girl named 'Priscilla' who was sent aboard a slave ship from Sierra Leone to Charleston in June 1756. Priscilla passed through Bunce Island, the notorious slave castle in Sierra Leone, before being put aboard the ship Hare. From 1754 to 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone and back to the United States—

"The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina" by Sean M. of North Carolina Press,

Africa | Prestige cloth ~ kpokpo ~ from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Early 20th century | Strip woven cotton; this Kpokpo is composed of strips over 13 feet long.

Kpokpo, Sierra Leone cloths of prodigious lengths, would hang at important occasions such as state ceremonies and funerals as striking displays of wealth and social position.

Africa | Helmet mask "Sowei" from the 'bundu' society among the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Wood; shiny brown patina

Africa, helmet mask "Sowei" from the 'bundu' society among the Mende people of Sierra Leone, Wood

Mende Ndoli Jowei (Sande Sowei Helmet Mask), Sierre Leone http://www.imodara.com/item/sierra-leone-mende-ndoli-jowei-sande-sowei-helmet-mask/

Mende Ndoli Jowei (Sande Sowei Helmet Mask), Sierre Leone http://www.imodara.com/item/sierra-leone-mende-ndoli-jowei-sande-sowei-helmet-mask/

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