Ndebele Apron

Ndebele, Transvaal

South Africa

Length: 57 cm, width: 44 cm

DESCRIPTION

·      Jocolo, apron, skirt

·      Glass beads, leather, cotton

These beaded aprons were made by and worn by women. They are for ceremonial occasions. The Jocolo always has five fingers and is reserved to a married woman.

CONDITION

Good condition

Provenance

Dutch auction house

DATE

First half 20th century

Dimensions

Length: 57 cm, width: 44 cm

PRICE

950

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