Arts of Africa
Glass beads, natural fiber, button
early 20th century
Gift of Thomas A. Eddy
Flat circular band with single mother of pearl button enclosure. Openwork bands in varying widths of color from outside inwards, starting with pink, and blue, red, blue, red, blue, ending with a twisted edge of blue and pink beads. Technique: Openwork. CONDITION: Delicate, frayed at right closure.
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Xhosa (Thembu subgroup). Collar (Ingqosha), early 20th century. Glass beads, natural fiber, button, 20 3/4 x 2 in. (52.7 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Thomas A. Eddy, 22.592. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.592_front_PS5.jpg)
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