Beadwork

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Bearded Belt

Multi colored bearded belt with witle tree decorations. It belonged to the Queen mother of Chief Zwelinjani Mkhize of Engolela in KwaZulu- Natal.

Muckleneuk house, Berea, Durban - framed beadwork at the top of the staircase

 

Notes on the back of the photograph:

"K.C.A.L, Oct. 65.

Top of staircase.  East wall"

 

 

Campbell family papers (KCM 19/3) ;

Box 1 (KCM 19/3/1) ;

Item: KCM 19/3/1/5

 

Beadwork

Beadwork edge to cape for married women in Ndwedwe area

Beadwork and dress

 Beadwork and dress are part of the traditional wedding

Beadwork and dress

 Beadwork and define the isithunzi of a diviner

Beadwork and dress

 Beadwork and dress are integral to ceremonial occasion

Beadwork and dress

 Christian Africans dress in Western style as symbolic of Conversion

Beadwork and dress

    traditional beadwork and dresss is integral to African male initiation

Beadwork and dress

Missionary activity means that beadwork and skin dress is worn by traditionalist or person still following African belief in the Ancestors

Beadwork and dress

 Beadwork and dress is also gender specific

Beadwork and dress

 Curious polygamy- twin sister and co wife

Beadwork and dress

 Beadwork and dress are a part of the traditional wedding.

Outfit for Amajongosi (Junior girls) for dancing from KwaMatakana (Hela-Hela)

Outfit for Amajongosi (junior girl) for dancing from KwaMatakana (Hela-Hela)

Zulu Skirt

Beaded skirt in white, blue, green and red. Large black apron with halved diamonds.

A young woman in traditional dress, wearing beaded jewelry, and holding a closed umbrella and some fabric

 

Caption for photograph: A Girl

Description: Early twentieth-century.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 35

 

 

A young married woman, with a traditional hairstyle

 

Caption for photograph: A Married Woman

Description: Early twentieth-century.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 35

 

 

Four young men wearing beaded jewelry and carrying small shields and sticks, in front of a forested area

 

Caption for photograph: Heathen Dandies

Description: Early twentieth-century.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 35

 

 

An elderly woman and a young woman standing by a dirt road, Umbumbulu

 

Caption for photograph: Grandma & child.  Imbumbulu

Young woman wearing traditional dress and beaded jewelry, standing outside a thatched dwelling

 

Caption for photograph: Worth 10 Oxen!?

Description: Early twentieth-century.  The woman is holding a few small gourds.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 33

 

 

Two young women walking along a dirt road, carrying large packages on their heads

 

Caption for photograph: Beast of Burden
 
Description: Early twentieth-century.

 

Karl Robert Brueckner papers (KCM 91/2)

File 6 (KCM 91/2/6)

Sheet 33

 

 

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