Forehead band of cattle hair, red and white beads, threaded onto fibre string

Item

Title

Forehead band of cattle hair, red and white beads, threaded onto fibre string

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Hair
Headgear

Description

Woman's forehead band of red and white beads, threaded onto fibre string. Rings of fibre bound cattle hair decorate the headband at regular intervals. These rings each sport two tufts of hair.[FHM27/07/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Bead
Beadwork
L = 800mm [FHM27/07/2019]

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.83 .1
A37/83A

Source

[Soba] Tchiliwandele. A headman who sold and brokered objects.
Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937
The Powell-Cotton Museum

Coverage

Angola
Africa

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust

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