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Southern Nguni Beaded Waistband

Tribe Dynasty

Southern Nguni

Country Of Origin

South Africa

Region

Drakensberg

Date

Late 19th century

Size

85 x 5 cms (33½ x 2 ins)

Materials

Glass beads, cloth,

Technique

Beadwork

Condition

Minor bead loss at one end

This belt is beaded, backed with fabric, has an arresting zigzag design down the center with alternating blocks of colour to each side. It has a palette typical of southern Nguni beadwork of the late 19th century.

Price

Price on request

Reference No

2312

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