Married Woman - Ndebele

CCAC #: 0285
Artwork title: Married Woman - Ndebele
Installation type: Movable artwork
Artwork type: Painting
Artist(s): Barbara Tyrrell
Artwork series: Barbara Tyrrell's ethnographic drawings
Year made: 1946
Medium: Oil paint & mixed media on board
Dimensions (mm): 653 x 521
Source: Donated by artist
Year acquired: 2009
Location area: On private display

A Ndebele woman’s apron denotes her status in life. A bride usually wears a heavily beaded apron of five vertical, rounded panels. A married woman’s apron is made from whitened leather with smaller beaded panels at each side.

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CCAC 434618

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