240317 - Old Traditional Amhara Sieve Basket - Ethiopia.


Old Tribal Traditional Amhara Sieve Basket
Original and authentic piece.
Diameter 46 cm.

Ethiopian pastoral peoples have a variety of baskets and containers made in various materials (gourd, wood, animal horn, plant fibers, and leather) and using different kind of designs and decoration.
For more information: Read Raymond A. Silverman comments on the Baltimore Museum of Art Afar container, in Frederick John Lamp (ed.) 2004,