Tutsi Archers Bracelet 5

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Tutsi tribe, Burundi, Early 20th century
8"W X 3"D

Among the Tutsi of Rwanda, chiefs and warriors wore these bracelets to protect their wrists and arms from the bowstring after it was released. Tutsi wooden bangles often feature metal inlay designs and demonstrate the ability of African sculptors to make the simple functional object extraordinary.