Woman's vest (alual)
Arts of Africa
Glass beads, fiber, fabric, wire
mounted: 30 1/2 × 20 × 4 1/2 in. (77.5 × 50.8 × 11.4 cm) (show scale)
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Carll H. de Silver Fund
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Dinka. Woman's vest (alual), 20th century. Glass beads, fiber, fabric, wire, mounted: 30 1/2 × 20 × 4 1/2 in. (77.5 × 50.8 × 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 1997.1.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1997.1.3_print_bw.jpg)
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Women's corset with blue beaded neck band that is also made of cloth-covered wire, loops, and tires to hold it in place; two elongated, rectangular, cloth-covered, wire structures worn down the middle of the front and back torso, beaded across with green, black, blue, and white; and strands of light blue beads that drape from the shoulders , connect to the rectangular structures, and cover front and back of torso.
Condition: Good, ties on collar worn
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