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Chokwe Talismanic Neck Bag - Tchikanza

Tribe Dynasty

Chokwe

Country Of Origin

Angola

Date

20th century

Size

11 x 13 cms (4ΒΌ x 5 ins)

Materials

Fibre

Technique

Basketry woven

When filled with various charms and talismanic items, this type of bag is associated with boy's initiation ceremonies.

References

  • Silva, Sonia. A Ves dos Cestos: Time For Baskets. Instituto Portugues de Museus Museu Nacional de Etnologia. Lisboa. 2003. pp.59. Fig.56

Price

Price on request

Reference No

949

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