Chokwe hair pin
  • Chokwe hair pin

Chokwe hair pin

€160.00

Colonial influence in African art

This African wooden pin is surmounted by a kneeling figure: this is the representation of the archetypal Portuguese merchant in the 19th century, pombeiro or funante in Portuguese, in European dress, with his hat.

Hairpins were placed in headdresses to hold them in place but could also be used in rituals.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
31 cm
Ethnic group
Chokwe / Tchokwe / Tschokwe
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal Art Collection Portugal
Condition
Excellent

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