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
NOTE: This one has been mounted for framing, and dimensions are of the mount.
Height:16 5/8" x Width:20 3/4"