Africa | Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa | ca. early 21st century | Plant fiber and glass beads

Africa | Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa | ca. early 21st century | Plant fiber and glass beads

Africa | A Xhosa woman with traditional arm rings smokes her pipe, South Africa | Postcard; publisher Protea Colours. No 896

Africa | A Xhosa woman with traditional arm rings smokes her pipe, South Africa | Postcard; publisher Protea Colours. No 896

Africa | Xhosa bride. Johannesburg, South Africa | ©Roger De La Harpe

Africa | Xhosa bride. Johannesburg, South Africa | ©Roger De La Harpe

Eli Weinberg, Nelson Mandela portrait wearing traditional beads and a bed spread. Hiding out from the police during his period as the “black pimpernel,” 1961. Courtesy of IDAFSA.

Eli Weinberg, Nelson Mandela portrait wearing traditional beads and a bed spread. Hiding out from the police during his period as the “black pimpernel,” 1961. Courtesy of IDAFSA.

Nelson Mandela wearing an authentic beaded necklace of the Thembu clan while on the run and known as the Black Pimpernel. Mandela was a member of the Thembu royal family. Picture: File

Nelson Mandela wearing an authentic beaded necklace of the Thembu clan while on the run and known as the Black Pimpernel. Mandela was a member of the Thembu royal family. Picture: File

Africa | Xhosa man. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

Africa | Xhosa man. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

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