Tutsi Flat-Woven Lid

20th Century

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Price:

385 USD

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Description

A finely woven basket lid on a custom stand.

  • The Tutsi are known for their prowess in intricate weaving, and it has become part of their national identity.
  • Finely woven with traditional patterns obtained from multiple lengthy methods of obtaining pigments from seeds and flowers.
  • Taking weeks to complete, these lids covered baskets or clay vessels and were handed down through generations.
Condition Report
Revive
Fair
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Like New

Very gentle signs of handling and use.

Dimensions
Height: 7.5 inches / 19.05 cm
Width: 5 inches / 12.7 cm
Depth: 2 inches / 5.08 cm

Lid diameter 5"

Materials
Raffia, Powdercoated Metal
Decorative Style
Modern Style, Eclectic
Country of Origin
Rwanda
SKU

C8VP7

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