Ndebele Ijogolo apron

Ijogolo
Type: Married Woman's Apron
Exhibits: Cycle of Life
Tribes: Mpumalanga, Ndebele people
Location: South Africa
Period: 20th Century
Materials: Beads, Leather
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H: 
46.00cm
Width: 
54.50cm
SKU: 
3045

To indicate her married status, she now owns two kinds of front aprons: a Liphothu and an IJogolo. The Liphothu - is made either from goatskin or canvas, usually has two side panels bordering a row of beaded fringes said to represent a married couple and their children.

Ndebele Ijogolo apron