Woman's Belt


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Woman's Belt   (1998.19.0245)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Clothing Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late 19th – Early 20th century CE
Culture Zulu

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 154.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.5 cm
Weight 524 g
Measuring Remarks L: 85cm W: 7cm. --MNH Remarks/Description Field
Materials Glass, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Stringing, Beaded, Sewing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Priebatsch, Suzanne and Natalie Knight. “Traditional Ndebele Beadwork.” African Arts 11, no. 2 (Jan., 1978): 24-27. Mack, John, Anee-Marie Bouttiaux, Frieda Sorber, Anne Van Cutsem, Mauro Magliani. African Costumes and Textiles from the Berbers to the Zulus: the Zaira and Marcel Mis Collection. Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2008. Pp. 283-310.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Museum of Natural History, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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