xhosa/Shem / bantu accessories

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 glass beads, fiber, brass buttons ca. 1933 or earlier Possibly made by the Xhosa (Tsolo, Eastern Cape) or (Griqualand East, KwaZulu Natal) people African Beads, African Jewelry, Tribal Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry, Beaded Necklace, Masai Jewelry, Necklaces, Stone Beads, Glass Beads

Xhosa necklet with fringe from the Mpondomise tribe. Collected in 1933, Eastern Cape, South Africa. British Museum collection.

 The Ndebele are one of the smallest tribes in South Africa, but are known worldwide for their geometri. Blood And Bone, Xhosa, South African Art, Kids Apron, African Beads, Zulu, Everyday Objects, African Fabric, Tribal Jewelry

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An elaborate Xhosa beaded blanket pin. South Africa, From The British Museum Collection. African Fashion, African Style, African Art, Xhosa, Iron Work, African Beads, Museum Collection, Loom Beading, British Museum

pin; dress-pin (?) | British Museum

Blanket pin (shoulder, with fringe) made of beads (glass), thread (fibre), safety-pin (iron).

Young maiden's beaded puberty apron with fringed belt. African Beads, African Art, Beadwork, Beading, Xhosa, Museum Collection, British Museum, Bead Weaving, Aprons

Young maiden's beaded puberty apron with fringed belt. Xhosa people, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Early 1900's.British museum collection.

Fringed modesty apron, or inkciyo worn by women, from the Mpondomise tribe, South Africa. African History, African Art, Beadwork, Beading, Tassel Necklace, Turquoise Necklace, Xhosa, African Jewelry, Museum Collection

Fringed modesty apron, or inkciyo worn by women, from the Mpondomise tribe, 1930's, South Africa. British museum collection.

Unidentified Xhosa artist. Waistband with Fringe, late 19th or early 20th century. Glass seed beads, seeds, sinew, 16 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (42.5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. George Hadden, 52.80.2. Provinces Of South Africa, Xhosa, Beadwork, Seed Beads, Brooklyn, Seeds, Southern, Bangles, Museum

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Unidentified Xhosa artist. Waistband with Fringe, late 19th or early 20th century. Glass seed beads, seeds, sinew, 16 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (42.5 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. George Hadden, 52.80.2.

The keeper survives . The one on the left, in typical Thembu colours, features an ornate double loop fringe popular in the while the example on the right has a very untraditional red neckband and fringe Beady Eye, Xhosa, African Accessories, African Art, Beadwork, South Africa, Christmas Stockings, 1970s, Southern

Uniquely Xhosa: The Keeper Of The Heart necklace. | MY BEADY EYE

Xhosa women commonly wore a small beaded panel necklace called the "Keeper of the Heart" that tells the world exactly how they feel about themselves

Xhosa Idiliza Lomqala Fringed Beaded Collar Beadwork, Beading, Xhosa, Beaded Collar, Bead Jewelry, Timeline, South Africa, Ethnic, Goodies

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Xhosa Idiliza Lomqala Fringed Beaded Collar

Africa | A Xhosa betrothed girl’s fringed necklace proclaiming her virginity | An elegant plain white fringed necklace, the only decoration being the four black diamonds at the centre. The typical significance of this pattern is that her bride price is four head of cattle and that she is still a virgin, as the centres of the diamond shapes are solid white. Xhosa, Fringe Necklace, Black Diamonds, Diamond Shapes, Cattle, South Africa, African, Jewels, Bride

Africa | A Xhosa betrothed girl’s fringed necklace proclaiming her virginity | An elegant plain white fringed necklace, the only decoration being the four black diamonds at the centre. The typical significance of this pattern is that her bride price is four head of cattle and that she is still a virgin, as the centres of the diamond shapes are solid white.

 This dazzlingly bright white blanket with a striking black stripe (top and bottom) has fringed edges and is used to mark significant traditional occasions in the Xhosa culture. Xhosa, Black Stripes, Stripe Top, African Fashion, African Style, Ladder Decor, Weaving, Culture, Traditional

Xhosa Ingcawe Blanket

The Xhosa Ingcawe blanket is a bright white blanket with a clear black stripe has fringed edges and is used to mark significant traditional occasions in the Xhosa culture.

A beaded apron made out of glass seed beads in white, blue, black and beautifully ending with a fringe of red cotton threads. Apron comes from the Xhosa or. Xhosa, Cotton Thread, Making Out, Seed Beads, Apron, Ethnic, Outdoor Blanket, Red, Accessories

Xhosa Beaded Apron

A beaded apron made out of glass seed beads in white, blue, black and beautifully ending with a fringe of red cotton threads. Apron comes from the Xhosa or...

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