Africa |  The Ndebele Bridal Ensemble from the 20th Century from the Front | “Ndebele brides’ beaded attire includes a richly embroidered blanket; a bridal apron; a beaded veil; a neck ornament; neck, arm, and leg rings; and a distinctive train. On their wedding day, brides receive a grass broom with a beaded handle, alluding to their new domestic duties. In older works, such as the train, white beads predominate and geometric motifs are delicate.”

Africa | The Ndebele Bridal Ensemble from the 20th Century from the Front | “Ndebele brides’ beaded attire includes a richly embroidered blanket; a bridal apron; a beaded veil; a neck ornament; neck, arm, and leg rings; and a distinctive train. On their wedding day, brides receive a grass broom with a beaded handle, alluding to their new domestic duties. In older works, such as the train, white beads predominate and geometric motifs are delicate.”

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images » KnotsVilla

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images » KnotsVilla

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images » KnotsVilla

South African Wedding by As Sweet As Images

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