Doors

Chamakala, Neno (3).JPG

Chamakala, Neno (3).JPG

Chamakala, Neno (31).JPG

Chamakala, Neno (31).JPG

Chapita, Mwanza (7).JPG

Chapita, Mwanza (7).JPG

Chasesa, Mwanza (3).JPG

Chasesa, Mwanza (3).JPG

Folopezi, Neno (3).JPG

Folopezi, Neno (3).JPG

Nyoroka, Nzimba (3).JPG

Nyoroka, Nzimba (3).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (52).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (52).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (39).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (39).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (5).JPG

Mwantothera, Nzimba (5).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (99).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (99).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (41).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (41).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (28).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (28).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (3).JPG

Kamangadazi, Nzimba (3).JPG

Chilongo, Nzimba (8).JPG

Chilongo, Nzimba (8).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (40).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (40).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (23).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (23).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (3).JPG

Chilambo, Nzimba (3).JPG

Walilo, Rumphi (2).JPG

Walilo, Rumphi (2).JPG

Chombe, Rumphi (13).JPG

Chombe, Rumphi (13).JPG

Chombe, Rumphi (3).JPG

Chombe, Rumphi (3).JPG

Chakhutupa, Chitipa (3).JPG

Chakhutupa, Chitipa (3).JPG

Muwanga, Chitipa (3).JPG

Muwanga, Chitipa (3).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (66).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (66).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (36).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (36).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (3).JPG

Kabomolo, Chitipa (3).JPG

Iuluma, Chitipa (24).JPG

Iuluma, Chitipa (24).JPG

Iuluma, Chitipa (2).JPG

Iuluma, Chitipa (2).JPG

Nakasale, Chitipa (22).JPG

Nakasale, Chitipa (22).JPG

Nakasale, Chitipa (4).JPG

Nakasale, Chitipa (4).JPG

Mwamkenja, Chitipa (day 17) (10).JPG

Mwamkenja, Chitipa (day 17) (10).JPG

Mtifundi, Karonga (3).JPG

Mtifundi, Karonga (3).JPG

Kacheche, Chitpa  (3).JPG

Kacheche, Chitpa (3).JPG

Ipiyana, Karonga (3).JPG

Ipiyana, Karonga (3).JPG

Station, Nkhata Bay (4).JPG

Station, Nkhata Bay (4).JPG

Phimbi, Nkhata Bay (26).JPG

Phimbi, Nkhata Bay (26).JPG

Phimbi, Nkhata Bay (6).JPG

Phimbi, Nkhata Bay (6).JPG

Pasani, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Pasani, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Mariata, Nkhata Bay (5).JPG

Mariata, Nkhata Bay (5).JPG

Maganga, Nkhata Bay (7).JPG

Maganga, Nkhata Bay (7).JPG

Kakholowa, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Kakholowa, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Dzamwa, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Dzamwa, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Choveka, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Choveka, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Chizogwe, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Chizogwe, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Chitungulu, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Chitungulu, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Chikasima, Nkhata Bay (20).JPG

Chikasima, Nkhata Bay (20).JPG

Chapusa, Nkhata Bay (2).JPG

Chapusa, Nkhata Bay (2).JPG

Bisani, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Bisani, Nkhata Bay (3).JPG

Doors allows  passage into a home as well as ventalation. Closing of the door provides security and privacy. Doors are constructed of wood and reeds.

Passage

Functions of

Security

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Doors of Malawi

Ventilation

Doors allows  passage into a home as well as ventalation. Closing of the door provides security and privacy.

Closing of

Doors, when closed, needs to be secured in place.

Every door was different, whether it be what it is construced of, to the frame, to the wall it was on.

Wood planks are the typical material though many doors were constructed of reeds.

Functions of

Wood doors have a very basick wood frame and some reed doors hasve a frame constructed of bundles of reeds.

Reed doors were secured in different ways; a pole resting on the door. a wood peg in embedded in the verandah and poles tied to the door.