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1969

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Headpiece (South Africa), 1870s

This is a Headpiece. It is dated 1870s and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is beads, fur, leather, brass and its technique is strung beads, stitched to fur. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.2 x 45.1 cm (4 x 17 3/4 in.)

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Headpiece (South Africa), 1870s; beads, fur, leather, brass; H x W: 10.2 x 45.1 cm (4 x 17 3/4 in.); 1969-98-11

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