Africa | 3 Hairpins from the Zaramo people of Tanzania | Wood with brown patina | a Zaramo or Kwere husband gave his wife a hairpin either when the first daughter was born or when they moved into their own house. Afterwards the hairpins were worn as ornaments on festive occasions. | 300€ ~ Sold:
These three Century hairpins with masks are ivory. They were made by the Zande people who live in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Zande also inhabit portions of South Sudan and the Central African Republic.