Other Ethnic Objects

Authentic Berber Hat – Tetouan, Rif Mountain, North Morocco

20th century. Straw, wool. Diameter cm. 40,0 high (15.75”). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River.The name Berber appeared for the first time after the end of the Roman Empire. Many Berbers call...

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...

Fine Tuareg Lock – Mali/Niger

The lock (iron, brass, silver and copper decorations) is cm. 10,0 high x cm 12,0 width (5.59" x 1.96"); gr. 234,9 (9.82 oz). 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...