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Veil Weight "Asrou n’ Swoul" - Tuareg People, Niger - Sold

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Title: Veil weight - "Asrou n’ Swoul"

Material: Copper, brass and iron

People: Tuareg

Country: Niger

Description: Tuareg women fasten an asrou n’ swoul
(literally, “key that is slung over the shoulder”) to a
corner of their head cloths & let it hang down their back
as a counter-weight. It symbolizes wealth and prestige.

Dimensions: 9" height x 2 3/8" width x 1/2" depth

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