African Beaded Apron

Lot 81

    

African Beaded Apron

20th century apron called "ijogolo" worn by married women of the Ndebele peoples, South Africa, consisting of leather, beads and thread; mounted to linen on board in an acrylic frame; from the John Hancock Residences, Apartment 8904, Chicago, Illinois; Gordon Wildermuth, partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
dimensions:  Height 27 inches, Width 21 inches, frame size: 36 1/2 inches by 27 inches
condition*:  Very Good, small losses of beads, particularly at panel edges; overall light wear consistent with normal use; not examined out of the frame
estimate:  $500-600
hammer price:  $250

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