Stunning rare beaded female Necklace/Bodice from the Dinka tribe of Sudan,the intricate complex bead work encapsulates the essence of their stylish, romantic tradition as the beads are worn by young females symbolising their eligibility for marriage. The design, style, colour, and materials used are all attributes of wealth status and age. The bodice is made of different colour of glass beads, fibre, hyde, cowrie shell, and feathers, early 20th century, measurements are H 26cm x W 18cm. A masterpiece for Tribal Art collectors.
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