Apron; Dikhiba

Item

Title

Apron; Dikhiba

Creator

Unrecorded

Subject

Textiles

Description

Physical Description: Blue cotton apron, made from handwoven cotton fabric dyed with indigo, consisting of a rope girdle of white beads with bands of red, yellow and blue beads at the waist, and a fringe of coloured bead-work at the lower edge.

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

Pre 1913

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Whole: 740 mm x 890 mm x 20 mm
Textile; Cotton; Glass
Beadwork

Identifier

R1346/1

Source

Collection of 6 items from Bechuanaland purchased from furniture dealer Henry Faulkner, of 15 Gloucester Place, Brighton, in 1913.
Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Pre 1913

Space/Place

Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Cultural Group: Tswana

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

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