Tutsi Wooven Shield (SHI 032)

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#SHI 032
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$550.0

Description

 

Tutsis are the second largest population division among the three largest groups in Rwanda and Burundi; the other two being the Hutu and the Twa .  The following shield was carried by many tribes such as Bakiga,the Fuliro where it had a heraldic function.The shield consists of rattan ,handle and several slats.

Material:Rattan
Age:Approximately 50-60 yrs
Origin:Rwanda
Condition:Good

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 0.5 × 37 × 81 cm
Item Origin

D.R. Congo

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Gallery Antique Uganda