Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded headband
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • beaded headband, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • string, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 41 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3357
Label Text

The beaded strip has pointed ends. There is a twisted string tie on one end, the other is not present. The strip is decorated with two bands of dark blue with black and white triangles. One red triangle is near the center. There are thin red lines between the bands.