Mapoto Beaded Skirt - Ndebele People, South Africa -1452

Mapoto Beaded Skirt - Ndebele People, South Africa -1452

$795.00
The Mapoto is traditionally worn by a Ndebele woman in South Africa at her wedding. Made in the mid 20th century, this one is fashioned of goatskin and embroidered with beads in unique patterns. The side panels symbolise the marriage partners and the tassels, the expectation of the children the woman will bear.

22"H x 22"W

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