Girdle with Apron
Arts of Africa
Glass beads, fiber, buttons
16 1/2 × 15 1/4 in. (41.9 × 38.7 cm)
apron: 9 1/8 × 5 in. (23.2 × 12.7 cm)
belt: 32 in. (81.3 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Thoams A. Eddy
Rectangular beaded panel attached to a beaded rope with shaggy fibre trimming. Button attached to each top corner. Colors: dark blue, medium blue, pink, red, white. Pattern: diamond and chevron. Technique: Flat single-face, brick-stitch. Condition: Delicate. Needs cleaning.
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Possibly Zulu. Girdle with Apron, 19th century. Glass beads, fiber, buttons, 16 1/2 × 15 1/4 in. (41.9 × 38.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Thoams A. Eddy, 22.643. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.643_front_PS5.jpg)
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