Girdle

Item

Title

Girdle

Creator

Unrecorded

Description

Physical Description: Girdle with a coil of blue, red, and white beadwork featuring triangular designs, attached to a strip of brown hide, at the centre. From this hangs a heavy fringe of closely knotted tassels of string made from plant fibre and dyed a deep red-brown. There are also 8 pairs of green beaded strings attached to the central coil, evenly spaced among the tassels.

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

Pre 1910

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Whole: 370 mm x 500 mm x 50 mm
Plant fibre; Leather

Identifier

R998

Source

Purchased from commercial dealer James Biddle, of 38 Meeting House Lane, Brighton, in 1910.
Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Pre 1910

Space/Place

Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

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