Bead Strip, ca. 1954

  • Xhosa, African

Glass and metal

  • Framed: Overall: 20 × 1 1/4 inches (50.8 × 3.2 cm)

Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art, Joseph H. Parsons Fund, Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman, DeRoy General Acquisition Fund, General Art Purchase Fund, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund, James Pearson Duffy Fund; gifts from Georges D. Rodrigues by exchange

2004.1.5

On View

  • African: Journey of Life N105

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Xhosa
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Headgear
  • Ceremonial costume
  • South africa

Provenance

2004-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Xhosa, African, Bead Strip, ca. 1954, glass and metal. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art, Joseph H. Parsons Fund, et al., 2004.1.5.