Xhosa (Thembu subgroup). <em>Collar (Ingqosha)</em>, early 20th century. Glass beads, natural fiber, button, 20 3/4 x 2 in. (52.7 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Thomas A. Eddy, 22.592. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.592_front_PS5.jpg)

Collar (Ingqosha)

Artist:Xhosa (Thembu subgroup)

Medium: Glass beads, natural fiber, button

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 20 3/4 x 2 in. (52.7 x 5.1 cm)



Accession Number: 22.592

Image: CUR.22.592_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat circular band with single mother of pearl button enclosure. Openwork bands in varying widths of color from outside inwards, starting with pink, and blue, red, blue, red, blue, ending with a twisted edge of blue and pink beads. Technique: Openwork. CONDITION: Delicate, frayed at right closure.

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