Light wooden bowl Black & White beaded rim "Imbehe" Rwanda | 10.5"
This hand-made wooden bowl is extraordinary in its design being adorned with a hand-woven basketry rim making it "half bowl/half basket". The name given to these functional art objects in Rwanda by the Tutsi people who make and use them is "Imbehe" - pronounced Eem Bay Hay. This one features a natural light wood bowl with a wide natural basketry rim covered with a wide woven band of white beads with a zig zag design of black beads running all around it; the beaded part is visible outside and the basket rim is visible on the inside of the rim.
10 1/2" in diameter x 4" deep