Unusual S. African Beadwork Panel
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: African: Pre 1920: item # 1058131
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An African beadwork panel decorated with parallel bands of white, blue, turquoise and green glass beads suspended from a loop of lustrous pearl-coloured beads. 20th cent., but not modern. Dimensions: 23 x 22.5 cm. square (excl. loop).
It is probable that the loop was once broken as it is tied in the middle. No other damage.
I assume this is South African, though the lack of triangular motifs seems a bit unusual.