Girdle with Apron
Arts of Africa
Glass seed beads, natural fiber, brass button
late 19th century
Gift of Thomas A. Eddy
Double beaded rope with a fringe of looped strands attached to a tassel of two short strands. Fringe colors are in alternating solid blocks of black and jade green. Tassel color is red/coral. A single brass button at left, no loops for attaching. Technique: Single bead string on roll with single bead string tassel. CONDITION: Some strands unravelling.
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Possibly Zulu. Girdle with Apron, late 19th century. Glass seed beads, natural fiber, brass button, 26 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (67.3 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Thomas A. Eddy, 22.661. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.661_front_PS5.jpg)
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