Ear rings (1) - perspex bolt nails wood - Msingha - ZULU - South Africa

Description
Ear rings (1) - perspex bolt nails wood - Msingha - ZULU - South Africa
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Originally, these earplugs were made and worn by men who worked in the mines beginning 1900. Later they took the earplugs to their residential areas so that the tradition of wearing was taken over by the Zulu women.

Extensive documentation in English will be given to the purchaser of the earplugs.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ear rings
Indigenous object name
Msingha
Ethnic group/ culture
ZULU
Region/ country
South Africa
Material
perspex bolt nails wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
65×65×8 mm
Weight
72 g
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