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
Height: 14 ˝" x Width: 15"