Framed 'Linga Koba' Beaded Adornment - Ndebele People, South Africa (1330)
Framed 'Linga Koba' Beaded Adornment - Ndebele People, South Africa (1330)
Framed 'Linga Koba' Beaded Adornment - Ndebele People, South Africa (1330) 1

Framed 'Linga Koba' Beaded Adornment - Ndebele People, South Africa (1330)

$2,750.00
Mounted and framed in lucite, and can be displayed horizontally or vertically.

An Ndebele mother in South Africa will wear a handband to which is attached long strands of beadwork symbolizing tears or Linga Koba. These are worn to represent the sadness and joy when her son comes of age. From the African Heritage Trust Collection, these "Long Tears" predate the 1950's.

Height: 60" x Width: 7 3/4" x Depth: 2 "

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