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Tuareg Wood Bowl Niger African Art

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Title Tuareg Wood Bowl Niger African Art
Materials Wood, pigment
Made In Mali
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 5 Inches
Width: 12 Inches
Overall Condition Fair
Damage/Repair Indigenous repairs, cracks, chips, well worn patina

Additional Information: The Tuareg are a nomadic people of Niger and surrounding countries. They are tall, and a Tuareg woman can pack an entire household on a camel in two hours. Their skin is blue-black, from the indigo rubbed into cloths wrapped around their faces to keep out the desert sun and sand. The Tuareg are known for their leatherwork, their Jewelry, and their body adornment as well as their metalwork. 

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For more information, see AFRICA ADORNED by Fisher and ETHNIC JEWELRY by Abrams.