Ethnography

Woven Straw Leather Carpet – Tuareg – Niger

Approx. cm. 107,0 x 36,0 (42.13” x 14.17”). Authentic old straw mat decorated with leather strips that form traditional Tuareg geometric designs. Tuareg The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the...

Old Gurage Headrest – Ethiopia

Wood, leather; cm. 19,0 high x cm. 14,5 width (7.48" x 5.71"); gr. 201,6 (7.11 oz.). The Gurage people are an Habesha Ethiosemitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia. The Gurage people traditionally inhabit a fertile, semi-mountainous region in southwest Ethiopia, about 125 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa, bordering the Awash River...

Old Fine Tuareg Leather Basket – Niger

Leather, vegetable fibres; nice designs. Diameter at the base cm. 23,0 (9.06”); top diameter cm. 13,5 (5.31"). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are...

Authentic Xhosa Pipe – South Africa

Wood, glass beads. Cm. 26,0 in lenght (10.24"); grams 87,8 (3.10 oz.). The Xhosa nation are a Bantu ethnic group from Southern Africa whose homeland is primarily within the modern-day Eastern Cape. The Xhosa people are divided into several tribes with related yet distinct heritages. The main tribes are the amaGcaleka,...

Fine Woven Straw Leather Carpet – Tuareg – Mauritania

Approx. cm. 90,0 x 79,0 (35.43” x 31.10”). Authentic straw mat decorated with leather strips that form traditional Tuareg geometric designs. Excellent conditions. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of...