Vintage African Beadwork Tapestry Remnant in Shadow Box

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This exceptional and intricate early African beaded art work in blues and greens on a white background depicts a grand building or home. I purchased the tapestry remnant from a couple who acquired it while living in Africa some years ago. It is framed in a shadow box. The tapestry measures 18" x 14".
Place of Origin
South Africa
Date of Manufacture
circa 1950
20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Beaded   Fabric
Good. Some wear to the edges of the tapestry that show its age. See photos..
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
22 in. H x 26 in. W x 2.5 in. D
56 cm H x 66 cm W x 6 cm D
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
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1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in Toronto, ON

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