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Tutsi Hairpin

Tribe Dynasty

Tutsi

Country Of Origin

Rwanda or Burundi

Region

Great Lakes of Central Africa

Date

20th century

Size

12.5 cms (5 ins)

Materials

Wood

Technique

Carved

Condition

Perfect condition

The people of Rwanda are known for their love of miniaturisation and refinement - witness their baskets. This unusual and elegant carved hairpin shows the care and thought they devoted to creating quotidian objects.

Price

Price on request

Reference No

2520

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