Screens such as this would have been rolled down to separate the sleeping area and alcove in a traditional Tutsi household. The screen, made from fine strands of grass fibre, is supported by a series of fine bamboo stems and features a series of attractive free-flowing and interlocking diamond shaped designs.
Estimated Period: First Half of 20th Century
Ex Clive Loveless, London, UK
70cm x 44cm
(Note: Not custom mounted)
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