Ethnography

Kuba Bag – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers, seeds, shells. Approx. cm. 30,0 width x cm. 14,0 high(11.81” x 5.51"). Very good conditions. The Kuba are known for their raffia embroidered textiles, fiber and beaded hats, bags, carved palm wine cups and cosmetic boxes. The Kuba people, also called Bakuba, is a cluster of about...

Old Tuareg Lock – Mali/Niger

The lock (iron, brass, copper and silver decorations) is cm. 14,0 long x cm 6,0 width (5.51" x 2.36"). The key (brass sheet on iron) is cm. 14,1 long (5.55"); gr. 301,3 (10.62 oz). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They...

Old Large Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Leather. Approx. cm. 47,0 high x 13,0 width (18.50” x 5.12”). 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 mostly nomads. For over two millennia, the Tuareg operated...

Old Shield – AMHARA – SIDAMO – Ethiopia

Diameter cm. 53; Depth cm. 23 The region Amhara is extends over the ancient provinces of Bégemder, Godjam and includes a part of the ancient province of Wollo. The Amhara people speak about ” the Amharic “, official language of Ethiopia. Amhara shields in former times were carried by the Kaffa,...

Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Leather. Approx. cm. 47,5 high x 13,5 width (18.7” x 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 mostly nomads. For over two millennia, the Tuareg operated...