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Tutsi Style and Other African Style Hand-Woven Basketry

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Tutsi style (Rwanda, Burundi, and Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central and South Africa)
Lidded basket, late 20th century
Woven natural fibers

Moroccan style (North Africa)
Coiled basket bowl with mariposa stitching, mid to late 20th century
Woven natural fibers including split palm

Zulu style (South Africa)
Olla basket, late 20th century
Sweet grass bundle coil with over running Peruvian stitch

from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).


- areas of breakage and fraying to the fiber.


10.0" W x 2.0" H x 10.0" D

- measures Moroccan style bowl.

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