X65.5437 Girdle and apron

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Object Name: Girdle and apron (fantilele/nyuswa, umutshwa)

Artist: Unknown

Culture: Zulu peoples

Place of Origin: Natal Colony or the Zulu Kingdom, South Africa

Date/Era: Late 19th century

Dimensions: 92 x 34 cm

Medium/Materials: Cotton, woven fiber, glass

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust.

Accession Number: X65.5437


Source: Marla C. Berns, World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, 2014