Arts of Africa
Glass seed beads, fiber
late 19th century
Gift of Thomas A. Eddy
Rectangular beaded placket. Design background of pink and black alternating rectangles, with a center panel of green and black. Bordered on top by a green single ribbed design and at the bottom by a red and green double ribbed design. Two brass beads are attached to either end of the rectangle and fastened by a single strand of red beads. Technique: flat single-faced.CONDITION: Worn, delicate, some threadwork perished.
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Possibly Zulu. Apron, late 19th century. Glass seed beads, fiber, 3 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. (8.6 x 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Thomas A. Eddy, 22.590. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.590_front_PS5.jpg)
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