- Museum number
Beadwork hat ornament; ?glass beads woven onto fibre. Consists of white rectangular panel; made up of nine horizontal bands of rows of three beads strung vertically. Double row at bottom and top long edges; with additional horizontal double row between fourth and fifth bands. Decoration made of rectangles of twelve beads, in four right-facing arrow shapes, in orange, green, black and blue (from left to right). Metal rod running horizontally through centre rear, with one large metal safety pin.
Height: 4.80 centimetres
Width: 9.60 centimetres
Depth: 0.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Because of duplicate photos, Jolles catalogue is out of sequence: this object corresponds with the Jolles' collection number 211. Jolles notes is worn on back of head, by girls who have boyfriends
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
Items from the Jolles collection were on display in the BP Ethnography Showcase exhibition entitled 'Zulu Beadwork', which closed on 18 Jan 1998.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by Professor Jolles in 1989.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number