Post Date: 17 January 2021
Outstanding Large Rashaida Decoration – Eritrea – Rare Itemamazigh
Glass beads, cowrie shells, wool. The piece is approx cm. 130,0 in lenght (51.18″). Grams 634,0 (22.36 oz.). Excellent general conditions; some beads have been lost.
The Rashaida is a tribe of ethnic Bedouin Arabs descending from Hawazin native to the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia. In 1846, many Rashaida migrated from the Hejaz region in present-day Saudi Arabia into what is now Sudan. The Rashaida are also the smallest ethnic group currently present in Eritrea.