University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:79-16-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Basuto
Provenience: South Africa
Tembuland
Umtata
Date Made: 1948
Early Date: 1948
Late Date: 1948
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Cotton
Glass
Height: 27 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Arthur M. Tode, 1979

Description

Wood cylindrical core covered with fabric and triangularly beaded from base to shoulder, with two rolls of white beads separating each roll of triangularly patterned beads. Neck is covered with rolls of blue beads and a white bead necklace. Two pairs of beaded earrings. Black painted hair, eyebrows, eyes and mouth.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition

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