Gwembe (Batonga) back skirt for a young married woman, old and worn. (SAQ)

This fine and typical example consists of three rows of four beaded lozenges of red, white and blue beads fixed to a piece of indigo trade cloth, with a border of yellow and red beads at the sides and bottom. Each bead lozenge is about 13 cm / 5 inches wide. This is a young married woman’s back skirt of modest size. (Size 61 x 35 cm/ 24 x 14 inches).

Price: 350.00 AUD
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