Young Woman - Ndebele

CCAC #: 0286
Artwork title: Young Woman - Ndebele
Artist(s): Barbara Tyrrell
Year made: 1946
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Acrylic and oil on board
Framed dimensions (in mm): 575 x 467
Artwork series: Barbara Tyrrell's ethnographic drawings
Source: Donated by artist
Year acquired: 2009
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: On private display

Young Ndebele women in traditional striped blankets also wear beaded neck rings, today more often detachable. In former times, these rings would be worn around the neck, arms, legs, and waist. The ceremonial blanket is usually edged with white beads

CCAC 440292

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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