Ezakwantu: Beadwork from the Eastern Cape

Ezakwantu: Beadwork from the Eastern Cape

BEDFORD, Emma (ed.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: South African National Gallery
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1993
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    112 p. 30 cm. 61 b&w figures, 13 colour plates. Pictorial softcover has light wear. Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition by the same name at the SANG from October 31, 1993 to May 29, 1994. Topics by various writers include: beadwork as the heart of tradition and culture, the magic of beadwork, tracing cultural roots, adornment as art in an ethnographic perspective, beadwork as women's work, a history of glass beads, the 19th century bead trade from Cape Town to King William's Town, Eastern Cape people painted by Baines and shot by Pocock, the social life of beads, catalogue list.