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: E1383

: World Cultures

: Personal Ornament

: Beadwork girdle worn by women. It is made of three lengths of leather covered in rings of brass to form three brass cords, one brass button at one end of the cords. To both ends of the brass is attached the leather band on the front of which is white bedawork with black and red lines. Hanging from this are cords covered in white beads (2 rows), each cord contains 4 or 6 black and 2 or 3 red beads.

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: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

: Zulu

: late 19th century