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Man's ceremonial ensemble, mid-20th century
South Africa; Xhosa (Ngqika)
Beads, leather, fiber, buttons, cotton blanket
Purchase 2004 The Member's Fund  2004.3.1.1-12
Please contact museum for location.
Provenance: [Gary Van Wyk, Ph.D. and Lisa Brittan, West Orange, New Jersey, until 2004].
Exhibition History:
"Power Dressing: Men's Fashion and Prestige in Africa", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (October 19, 2005 - January 22, 2006); Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York (April 2 - May 28, 2006).

"Baubles, Bangles and Bling Bling: A World of Jewelry," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 17 - May 9, 2004).

Keywords: Costume, Clothing