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Africa | Apron made by the Zigula, Zegubra or Bisa people of Mamboya or Usagara, Tanzania | Cotton waistband, glass beads and natural fiber | ca. 1926 or earlier African Beads, African Jewelry, Bead Jewellery, Tribal Jewelry, Textiles, African Masks, African Design, Tribal Art, Bead Art
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apron | British Museum

Africa | Apron made by the Zigula, Zegubra or Bisa people of Mamboya or Usagara, Tanzania | Cotton waistband, glass beads and natural fiber | ca. 1926 or earlier

Africa | Details: Maasai woman's beaded hide skirt. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher African Textiles, African Fabric, African Masks, African Art, East Africa, African Beauty, Tribal Art, Art And Architecture, Kenya
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Africa | Details: Maasai woman's beaded hide skirt. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

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Africa | Circumcised Kikuyu men in Kenya, wear this type of glass and leather beaded belt until they become elders. thereafter they only were them on special occasions. The beadwork pattern on this belt, made about 1969, is called 'Kenyatta'. Collection; National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi. | Pg 133 "The Worldwide History of Beads" by Lois Sherr Dubin. 2009 edition.

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South East Africa (Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique) Beaded Bags, Beaded Jewelry, Beaded Necklace, Necklaces, Jewellery, African Beads, African Art, African Style, Somali
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Yao Beadwork Bag

South East Africa (Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique) | Beadwork bag with basketry interior, possibly from the Yao people; fiber, basketry and glass beads

Africa | Belt from the Kikuyu people of Kenya | Animal hide (leather) and glass beads | Such belts (kiniata) are worn by circumcised boys. | ca. 1920 |  © UBC Museum of Anthropology.  No. 1293/2 African Dress, African Art, Native Style, Fashion Belts, Anthropology, Leather Jewelry, Traditional Dresses, Kenya, Beadwork
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Africa | Belt from the Kikuyu people of Kenya | Animal hide (leather) and glass beads | Such belts (kiniata) are worn by circumcised boys. | ca. 1920 | © UBC Museum of Anthropology. No. 1293/2

Turkana people, Kenya This goat-skin apron is trimmed with ostrich-eggshell beads, trade beads, cowrie-shells and two iron rings. Collected in the early century, it once belonged to a Turkana African Women, African Art, We Wear, How To Wear, Iron Ring, Anti Fashion, Beaded Necklace, Necklaces, Aprons

Girl's apron

Turkana people, Kenya This goat-skin apron is trimmed with ostrich-eggshell beads, trade beads, cowrie-shells and two iron rings. Collected in the early 20th century, it once belonged to a Turkana

Africa | Apron (cache sexe) from the Turkana people of Kenya | Hide and ostrich shell beads. African Dress, African Art, Traditional Dresses, Aprons, Kenya, Crochet Bikini, Shell, Costumes, Ornaments
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Africa | Apron (cache sexe) from the Turkana people of Kenya | Hide and ostrich shell beads.

Africa | Bag from the Masai people of Kenya | Hide (leather), glass beads and buttons World Cultures, Kenya, Glass Beads, Ethnic, African, Textiles, Colours, Buttons, Traditional

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Africa | Bag from the Masai people of Kenya | Hide (leather), glass beads and buttons

Africa | Girl's apron from the Turkana people of Northern Kenya | Animal hide and glass beads. || Seller indicates that this is from the Masai people || Ethnic Jewelry, Kenya, Glass Beads, Apron, Ornament, African, Traditional, Animal, Inspiration
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Maasai, beaded apron — Karlsson | Wickman

Africa | Girl's apron from the Turkana people of Northern Kenya | Animal hide and glass beads. || Seller indicates that this is from the Masai people ||

Beaded Leather Skirt A young woman’s  initiation  skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania.  This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. Decorative Beads, Cultural Identity, Coming Of Age, Tanzania, Leather Skirt, African, Traditional, Woman, Yellow
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Beaded Leather Skirt | Sarajo

A young woman's initiation skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania. This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. The Iraqw are farmers and cattle herders and have a cultural and economic commonality to the Massai who are also cattle herders and cross paths in the same territories. Since these groups do not have a great tradition in weaving they have added decorative bead work to their dress and jewelry. The more traditional local inhabitants…

Beaded Leather Skirt A young woman’s  initiation  skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania.  This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. Decorative Beads, Cultural Identity, Coming Of Age, Ethnic Fashion, Tanzania, Leather Skirt, African, Textiles, Traditional
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Beaded Leather Skirt | Sarajo

A young woman's initiation skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania. This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. The Iraqw are farmers and cattle herders and have a cultural and economic commonality to the Massai who are also cattle herders and cross paths in the same territories. Since these groups do not have a great tradition in weaving they have added decorative bead work to their dress and jewelry. The more traditional local inhabitants…

Chief's cape made of hide, glass beads, seeds and fibre. British Museum, Image Shows, Uganda, Kenya, Seed Beads, Boho Shorts, Glass Beads, Cape, Seeds
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cape | British Museum

Africa | Chief's cape made of hide, glass beads, seeds and fibre from the Masai people of Kenya or Uganda | Animal skin, glass seed beads and fiber | ca. 1905 or earlier. // Image shows the front and the back

Turkana peoples Creation Place/Dates: Kenya, Title: Apron Medium: Goatskin, glass beads, and fiber African Art, Kenya, Gemstone Jewelry, Iris, Glass Beads, Apron, Jewels, Gemstones, Fiber

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Africa | Apron from the Turkana people of Kenya | Goatskin, glass beads and fiber | ca. 1973 or earlier

Beaded Leather SkirtA young woman’s  initiation  skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania.  This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. Decorative Beads, Cultural Identity, Coming Of Age, Ethnic Fashion, Tanzania, Glass Beads, Leather Skirt, Weaving
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Beaded Leather Skirt | Sarajo

A young woman's initiation skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania. This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. The Iraqw are farmers and cattle herders and have a cultural and economic commonality to the Massai who are also cattle herders and cross paths in the same territories. Since these groups do not have a great tradition in weaving they have added decorative bead work to their dress and jewelry. The more traditional local inhabitants…

Circa: Early 20th CenturyOrigin: Tanzania, East AfricaMaterial: Leather and glass beadsCondition: ExcellentDimensions: 28" Top Width , 40" Bottom Width X 35" LInventory number: WR3893$5,750 Decorative Beads, Cultural Identity, Coming Of Age, Ethnic Fashion, Tanzania, Young Women, Crochet Top, Leather Skirt, Skirts
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Beaded Leather Skirt | Sarajo

A young woman's initiation skirt from the Iraqw peoples of Tanzania. This is a ritual transition garment marking the changes in life after coming of age. The Iraqw are farmers and cattle herders and have a cultural and economic commonality to the Massai who are also cattle herders and cross paths in the same territories. Since these groups do not have a great tradition in weaving they have added decorative bead work to their dress and jewelry. The more traditional local inhabitants…