The Fabric of Society

Timed Online Auction, 18 May - 1 June 2022

Textile Auction
  • Artist Unrecorded; Beaded Apron
  • Artist Unrecorded; Beaded Apron
  • Artist Unrecorded; Beaded Apron


Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 25 000

About this Item

Artist Unrecorded
20th Century
Beaded Apron
glass beads, thread and cowrie shells on a leather belt mounted on a Perspex backing sheet
length: 37cm; width: 120cm excluding backing sheet; length: 40,5cm; width: 122 by 2cm including backing sheet

Notes

A copy of the book Nessa Leibhammer (ed) (2007) Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters, Johannesburg: Wits University Press and Johannesburg Art Gallery, accompanies the lot.

Provenance

The Natalie Knight Collection, collected by Natalie Knight and Billy Makhubele in the field.

Exhibited

Johannesburg Art Gallery Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters, 13 May to 19 August 2007.

Literature

Steven Dubin (2008) 'Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters', exhibition review, African Arts, 41 (4): 85–86, illustrated in colour while on display in the Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters exhibition on page 85.

Natalie Knight (2017) The Big Picture: An Art-o-biography, Johannesburg: Batya Bricker, illustrated in colour while on display in the Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters exhibition on page 146.



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