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'Nyoga' Bridal Train (#3626) - Ndebele People, South Africa


Price: $2,000.00

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Title: 'Nyoga' Bridal Train

Material: Beads

People: Ndebele

Country: South Africa

Description: The Ndebele are one of the most
colorful tribes in all of Africa. They paint their
homes in bright geometric patterns and adorn
themselves with intricate beadwork. The 'Nyoga' is
a long train which forms part of the apparel of the
bridal costume. It hangs from the shoulders and
trails on the ground making asnake-like motion on
the earth as the wearer dances.

This 'Nyoga' is from the African Heritage Trust Collection
and predates the 1950's.

Dimensions: 69 1/2" length x 8" width

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