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Tutsi Wooden Bottle

Tribe Dynasty

Tutsi

Country Of Origin

Rwanda or Burundi

Region

Great Lakes of Central Africa

Date

1st half 20th Century

Size

19.5 cms (7¾ ins)

Materials

Wood

Technique

Carved and scorched

Carved wooden items were probably made by Tutsi men. The designs often mimicked the designs of basketry although this example with 5 bands of varying design is more intricate than most basket. A fine rare object.

References

  • pp.211. Fig.111

Publications

  • Vanessa Drake Moraga. Weaving Abstraction. The Textile Museum. 2011

Price

Price on request

Reference No

1905

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