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Headdress-Dassanech- Ethiopia - 1970s - 1980s

Lot reference 22030901

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Current bid $166
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Location: Italy
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$166 Bidder 2520
13-11-2018 19:47:47
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Length 35 cm approx., width approx. 25 cm

Headdress and skirt for the Dassanech girls' dance, in leather and bottle caps, Authentic headgear of the Dassanech girls, or Galeb, who live in the south of Ethiopia in the Omo River Valley to the borders of Lake Turkana. Their economy is mainly based on livestock breeding and in recent years and they are also dedicated to agriculture and fishing; their houses are dome-shaped.
The headgear, which is also worn as a kilt or thong during the dances, is made of goatskin, with cylindrical beads and on the edge are set many caps of beer and Coca cola bottles, which tinkle during the dance and still constitute an original ornamental motif.

Acquired during a journey in the Omo valley.
Length 35 cm approx., width approx. 25 cm.

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  • Thanks so much!The package arrived very well,and what was inside very beautiful!!! I recommend the seller! Best wishes !

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