Framed Pepetu Beaded Skirt - Ndebele People, South Africa -3304

Framed Pepetu Beaded Skirt - Ndebele People, South Africa -3304

$695.00
The Ndebele are one of the most colorful people in all of Africa. They paint their homes in bright geometric patterns and adorn themselves with intricate beadwork. A Pepetu is a small apron worn by a young maiden. It is rectangular in shape and is worn together with a ‘thimba’ (backskirt). The pepetu‘s design declares that a young woman is of marriageable age and expresses the girl’s aspirations towards marriage and her home.

NOTE: This one has been framed, and dimensions are of the black shadow box frame.
Height:16 5/8" x Width:20 3/4" x Depth: 3 1/2"

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