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African Art
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Beaded Cloth (Umbalo)

late 19th century–early 20th century

Beads, cloth, and metal.

39 3/8 × 39 3/8 × 7/8 in. (100 × 100 × 2.2 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
Drakensberg region, South Africa
South Nguni, Mfengu

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

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.