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unknown Liberian
Primary



Baby Carrier

1970's
Wood, Fiber

13.62 x 12.21 x 4.8 in. (34.595 x 31.013 x 12.192 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.107
Geography: Africa, Liberia
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture
Culture/Nationality: Liberian, West African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • baby slings - Devices worn over the shoulder or on the back, made of fabric or other materials including bark, used to support and carry an infant. These have been used throughout human history and into the present day.
  • infants - Children in the earliest stage of their lives, before being able to walk.
  • Liberian - Style and culture of the nation of Liberia, a West African state founded in 1822.
  • West African - Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
  • wicker - Woven reed, rattan, twigs, or other material, especially used to construct furniture.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): AHDRC.eu. Record No.: 0175990.

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The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • Jane Martin Papers (http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/6/resources/10084: Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections Department, Accessed July 16, 2020), Photo No.: 5.25.
  • Jane Martin Papers (http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/6/resources/10084: Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections Department, Accessed July 16, 2020), Photo No.: 5.26.
  • "African Heritage Document and Research Center." (Accessed June 11, 2020): AHDRC.eu. Record No.: 0136674.

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/195449 |title=Baby Carrier |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/7/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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