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African Art

Rolled Neckband or Waistband (Imfacane)

late 19th century

Beads, string, and metal

3/4 × 30 × 3/4 in. (1.9 × 76.2 × 1.9 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2021.15.43
Geography: 
South Africa
Culture: 
North Nguni
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
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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