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Collar (Icangci or Ingqosha)

Arts of Africa

On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
CULTURES Xhosa; Thembu
MEDIUM Glass beads, natural fiber, button
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 20 3/4 x 2 in. (52.7 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.592
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Xhosa. Collar (Icangci or Ingqosha), early 20th century. Glass beads, natural fiber, button, 20 3/4 x 2 in. (52.7 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.592. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE front, CUR.22.592_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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Collar (Icangci or Ingqosha)

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