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Africa | Hat from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Cowrie shells, glass beads and fiber

Africa | Hat from the Kuba people of DR Congo | Cowrie shells, glass beads and fiber

Africa | Belt pendant from the Kuba people, DR Congo | ca. 1975 | Raffia fiber, glass beads and cowrie shells.

Africa | Belt pendant from the Kuba people, DR Congo | ca. 1975 | Raffia fiber, glass beads and cowrie shells.

Educator Resources: Sneak a Peek at New Online Teaching Materials

Educator Resources: Sneak a Peek at New Online Teaching Materials

Africa | Apron for Married Woman ("Mapoto") from the Ndelebe people of South Africa | 20th century | Beadwork on grey goathide.:

Ndebele peoples Creation Place/Dates: South Africa, century Title: Apron for Married Woman ("Mapoto") Medium: Beadwork on grey goathide. Beads mostly white, blue trim, also red, green

Africa | Ndebele Mapoto Wedding Skirts | The Mapoto is traditionally worn by a Ndebele woman in south Africa at her wedding. Made in the early to mid 20th century, this one is fashioned of goatskin and embroidered with beads in unique patterns. The side panels symbolise the marriage partners and the tassels, the expectation of the children the woman will bear.

Africa | Ndebele Mapoto Wedding Skirts | The Mapoto is traditionally worn by a Ndebele woman in south Africa at her wedding. Made in the early to mid 20th century, this one is fashioned of goatskin and embroidered with beads in unique patterns. The side panels symbolise the marriage partners and the tassels, the expectation of the children the woman will bear.

Africa | Clay head adornment – Karamojong,Northern Uganda. | Human hair and clay decorated with natural pigments.The form of the hat also resembles an animal,possibly the pangolin.

Tribal Gathering London - Bryan Reeves - A dealer's eye for quality African tribal art.

Africa | Robe ~ riga ~ from the Yoruba or Hausa people of Nigeria | 20th century | Cotton; couched, embroidered, hand-sewn.

Africa | Robe ~ riga ~ from the Yoruba or Hausa people of Nigeria | 20th century | Cotton; couched, embroidered, hand-sewn.

Africa | Detail from a Beni M'Guild wall tent kilim. Middle Atlas Mountains. Morocco |  Circa 1930

Africa | Detail from a Beni M'Guild wall tent kilim. Middle Atlas Mountains. Morocco | Circa 1930

Africa | Vest (front and back) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | © Tim Hamill

Africa | Vest (front and back) from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | © Tim Hamill

Africa | Beaded apron from the Nguni people of South Africa | These types of aprons are worn by unmarried women | Leather embroidered with glass beads.

Africa | Beaded apron from the Nguni people of South Africa | These types of aprons are worn by unmarried women | Leather embroidered with glass beads.

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