190838 - Large Old Tribal used Traditional Amhara Basket - Ethiopia.


Large Old Tribal traditional Amhara Basket
Original and authentic piece - Dimensions 48 cm high and the diameter are 55 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. Most of them are made from a combination of media and richly decorated.
For more information: Read Raymond A. Silverman comments on the Baltimore Museum of Art Afar container, in Frederick John Lamp (ed.) 2004,