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African Art: Journal Resources

This guide will help you locate resources on African art.


Tutsi Basketry

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Tutsi Basketry 

 Screen (Insika), early–mid-20th century, Rwanda or Burundi; Tutsi peoples, Cane, reed fibers, and natural black dye (2010.127



Biro, Yaëlle. "Tutsi Basketry". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.

 (March 2011)


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