Mat - ROM2019_17315_27

ROM2019_17315_27

Mat

Maker: Unidentified Ndebele artist
Medium:Beads, straw
Geography: South Africa
Date: early-late 20th century
Dimensions:
87 × 52 cm
Object number: 2004.80.71
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible by the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust.
Not on view
DescriptionA woven straw mat with beaded border. The beaded pattern is white with colourful geometric designs that reflect Ndebele aesthetics.  Mats such as this were produced by Ndebele artists for the local and international market.
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