Possibly Zulu. <em>Girdle with Apron</em>, 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)

Girdle with Apron

Artist:ZuluXhosa

Medium: Glass beads, fiber, buttons

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 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)

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Accession Number: 22.643

Image: CUR.22.643_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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