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Hair pins from the Zaramo people, Tanzania

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Hair pins from the Zaramo people, Tanzania. Wood, dark brown patina, 3 pieces, two of them carved with a sitting female figure, the third one showing an ornamental crowning and a small doll “mwana hiti”, minmal signs of abrasion, on wooden base.

H: 22 – 23 cm
H: 22 – 9.1 inch

Literature
Jahn, Jens (Hg.), Tanzania, Meisterwerke afrikanischer Kunst, München 1994, p. 138, ill. 46

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