Tutsi Flat-Woven Lids

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.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • Finely woven basket lids 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.
  • Displayed on custom stands.


Condition Report
Revive
Fair
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Like New

Gentle signs of handling and use.

Dimensions
Height: 8.5 inches / 21.59 cm
Width: 5.25 inches / 13.34 cm
Depth: 2 inches / 5.08 cm

Shorter: Height 7.00 in.

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

BX894

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