This is a fabulous Vintage Zulu PEDI Traditional South African Traditional Apron. These rich and vibrant colors represents happiness.
Much like most cultures in South Africa, The Pedi people, are renowned for their bead work designs with rich colours. Traditional outfits for women can range from calf length skirts, pleated blouses and long voluminous dresses. Common designs found on Pedi clothing includes; beading, pleats, embroidery or ribbon trimmings. The apron is stitched on plastic backing to withstand its use and provide durability. Zulu beadwork language uses the triangle as base geometric shape and seven base colors: black, blue, yellow, green, pink, red and white which can be used to convey positive or negative meaning. Beadwork was a visual marker of social position, marital status, ethnic affiliation and location of the family’s homeland. Zulu beadwork has its traditional use is as a form of communication between men and women. Beading was done by women and usually taught to them as girls by their mother or an older sister. This beautiful Zulu beaded apron necklace will be a wonderful addition to your collection or home.
Shows age and Natural Wear
22 Inches Wide
11 3/4 Inches Tall
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