Tutsi Agesaki Conical Basket

Second Half 20th Century

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Description

The Tutsi are known for their prowess in intricate weaving, and it has become part of their national identity.

  • A finely woven basket with traditional patterns obtained from multiple lengthy methods of obtaining pigments from seeds and flowers.
  • Taking weeks to complete, these baskets were given as gifts for important occasions and handed down through generations.


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Light signs of handling and wear with a small area of soiling to area under lid.

Dimensions
Height: 12.5 inches / 31.75 cm
Diameter: 4 inches / 10.16 cm
Materials
Raffia
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
Country of Origin
Rwanda
SKU

BX896

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