- Museum number
Anklet; consisting of ?glass beadwork, predominately white, on a fibre background with string ties in various colours. Rectangular, with horizontal bands in black and green, with red fringe with diamond shape latticed pattern at one long edge. Remaining long edge is divided into three sections, with central design in each of i) blue 'star', ii) red and green shapes, iii) green 'star.'
- Production date
Height: 8.50 centimetres
Width: 37 centimetres
Depth: 0.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Professor Jolles collection notes read:
"Worn by young girls and young married women. But when girls, only be girls who have boy friends, as a sign that they have a boy friend."
- 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, from Makhabeleni chief Nalomo.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number