Apron

Item

Title

Apron

Creator

Unrecorded

Subject

Beadwork

Description

Beadwork apron with a fringe of mostly white beads, with red and dark blue beads forming a reapeated double diamond design and two zigzag stripes. Each strand of the fringing ends with firther blue and red beads, and a larger black bead. There is a row of lighter blue beads along the top of the fringe where it is attached to the belt. There are three long leather strands attached to the apron, these are threaded with metal discs and end in bead fringing.

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

Pre 1906

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Whole: 290 mm x 500 mm x 30 mm
Plant fibre; Glass; leather

Identifier

R705/21

Source

Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Donated to Brighton Museum by Miss Faith Standing of 99 Edith Road, West Kensington, London in 1906.
Faith Standing
Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Pre 1906

Coverage

Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International