Khayni

Maasai Gourd | Kenya

£120

DESCRIPTION
One of kind hand carved gourd from the calabash tree which make beautiful table accessories. Traditionally made by the Maasai people to store milk, honey and beer. Maasai warriors often mixed milk and cows blood as it is believed to provide strength and nutrition for hunting or fighting. Some gourds will have metal patching or stitching to restore their functionality as they are passed down from generation to generation. These gourds are all unique with their own embellishment of leather, beads and metals.
 
HOW TO STYLE
Style on its own with a range of other accessories.
 
DIMENSIONS
Height from 32-34cm
Width from 14-18cm

LEAD TIMES
If we do not have the item in stock lead times may vary as these pieces are specially curated. Please email us at customercare@khayni.com and we can advise the lead time for new stock and availability to pre-order. 

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