Inkehli / Headdress


Collection

Priscella Murr Collection


Identifier

MU7


Artist

Unknown


Description

A round African headdress made of woven fabric and beadwork made in the 1960s. The headdress is worn by married women in the Mkhizwane Clan of South Africa. The round base of the headdress is made with woven black and red yarn and the top and sides of the headress are decorated with bands of detailed beadwork.


Medium

mixed media

Width

12in

Height

7.5in

Length

13.5in

Where Made (Region)

Ndwedwe

Where Made (Country)

South Africa

Related place

South Africa

Name of Donor

Priscilla Murr