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Africa, Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa, ca. early century, Plant fiber and glass beads Ethnic Jewelry, African Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry, Jewellery, Collar Hippie, Africa Necklace, Xhosa, African Textiles, African Beads
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Africa | Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa | ca. early 21st century | Plant fiber and glass beads

A Revolutionary/Legend/G.T/MamaWesizwe/Mother of the Nation Mama Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾 Amandla ✊🏾 African Life, African History, African Women, African Wear, African Dress, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Winnie Mandela, African Royalty
African LifeAfrican WearWinnie Mandela

HRH Princess Wnnie Madikizela Mandela wife of the Thembu's from Mpondo people.

 Eastern Cape, South Africa, early American Museum of Natural History

Mpondo (Xhosa) beaded calabash. Eastern Cape, South Africa, early 1900's. American Museum of Natural History

 by George Rodger

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  African Fashion, Fashion Women, Xhosa Attire, African Design, South Africa, Afro, Queens, Happiness, Saree
Fashion WomenAfrican DesignAfroSaree

Mid Century Xhosa beaded snuff bottle in the collection of the British Museum. Beadwork over a gourd attached to beaded necklace. From: Transkei (Africa South Africa Eastern Cape Transkei) African Fabric, African Art, Calabash Gourd, Jack Daniels Fudge, Xhosa, Practical Gifts, Museum Collection, British Museum, Bead Weaving
African ArtCalabash GourdJack Daniels Fudge

snuff-bottle; bottle; vessel | British Museum

Snuff-bottle, bottle, vessel made of gourd, beads (glass), brass, thread.

South Africa's Xhosa people are known for their intricate bead work. The heavy use of lines, angularity and the color white in their dress gives it a look that is both traditional and futuristic.

Ladum'elama Mpondo

He Mbhem

He Mbhem

  Xhosa, African, Culture, Hats, Fashion, Moda, Hat, Fashion Styles, Fasion
CultureModaHatFashion Styles

Africa | Pondo woman. Pondoland, South Africa | Scanned vintage postcard.

Africa | Pondo woman. Pondoland, South Africa | Scanned vintage postcard.

Sinegugu Zukulu, who lead our walk along the Wildcoast in June, launched his book ‘Medicinal and Charm plants of Pondoland’. He had brought an entrouage of aMamPondo in traditional dress who celebrated the occasion joyfully.

September 2012 – Plant Abundance

4 posts published by Nikki Brighton during September 2012

  African, Dresses, Fashion, Vestidos, Moda, Fashion Styles, The Dress, Fasion, Dress
VestidosModaFashion StylesThe Dress

#Blog post about my #african #culture #africa #wildcoast mpondo #tribe descendants of the #bantu people. Read more on my blog and watch video

URBAN MNGUNI

South African Plus size womens fashion, makeup, beauty, and Lifestyle and travel blogger and youtuber. Product reviews

Non-Western Historical Fashion - Mpondo bride’s ensemble consisting of 51 pieces .

Non-Western Historical Fashion

Mpondo bride’s ensemble consisting of 51 pieces 1950s Medium: Cotton, glass, plastic, metals, rubber, wool, bone, wood