Barbara Tyrrell - Mfengu (Fingo) Woman - Man - Circa 1948    Adopting Xhosa Style dress

Barbara Tyrrell - Mfengu (Fingo) Woman - Man - Circa 1948 Adopting Xhosa Style dress

Africa | Tembu mother and child.  South Africa.  ca. 1950s/60s | Scanned postcard

Africa | Tembu mother and child. South Africa. ca. 1950s/60s | Scanned postcard

Africa | Three married Mfengu women in beautiful headdress. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Africa | Three married Mfengu women in beautiful headdress. Eastern Cape - Transkei. South Africa. | Lister Haig Hunter.

Mfengu Beadwork Pendant, this hourglass shaped gourd (the female form) is filled with seeds, a symbol of female fertility. Women hoping to have children would have worn it around their neck or over their shoulder.

Mfengu Beadwork Pendant, this hourglass shaped gourd (the female form) is filled with seeds, a symbol of female fertility. Women hoping to have children would have worn it around their neck or over their shoulder.

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

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

Mfengu beadwork neck prices.

Mfengu beadwork neck prices.

Xhosa tribe - Google Search

Xhosa tribe - Google Search

Mfengu beadwork collar (c) MAXHOSA BY LADUMA

Mfengu beadwork collar (c) MAXHOSA BY LADUMA

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