Lot: 498

87th Tribal Art Auction

Dagger and two necklaces

Ruanda, Tutsi

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a) dagger, iron blade, handle and sheath from wood, entirely coated with colourful bead netting, l: 31,5 cm, blade corroded; b) necklace, tube from fabric/embroidered with spherical red miniature glass beads, l: ca. 70 cm; c) infinity knot, l: ca. 11,5 cm/b: 9,5 cm

Stevenson, Michael & Michael Graham-Stewart, South East African Beadwork 1850-1910, London 2000, p. 174, ill. 232