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Beaded Cloth Bag (Inxili)

early 20th century

Beads, cloth, and string

25 × 6 1/2 × 1 in. (63.5 × 16.5 × 2.5 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2021.15.2
Geography: 
Geography South Africa
Culture: 
South Nguni, Mfengu
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Michael Graham-Stewart, London, purchased through the 1990s at various provincial auctions in the U.K; Michael Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa; African Bank Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa, from August, 2000; Michal Stevenson as agent for African Bank, Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, 2020

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