Primitive Kenyan Giraffe Hide Bag


Ethnographic Primitive giraffe hide bag from Gabraland, Kenya. Made by the Maikona and Marsabit tribe people. Large piece of giraffe hide that was folded and sewn together to make a Primitive bag. Hardened into a vessel shape with an open top. Interesting cultural display objet d'art deaccessioned from the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. Discovered in 1960, true age undetermined.

Dimensions:10"w x 6"d  x 13"h

Circa: 1960

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Primitive construction.