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Ethiopian Wedding Bag

20th century
Glass beads and textile

16 in. x 5 in. (40.64 cm x 12.7 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.5.77
Other Number(s): 84-43A (Neufeld Collection Number)
Geography: Africa, Ethiopia
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Culture/Nationality: Ethiopian. East African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Bags from Around the World: A Cross-Cultural Approach to the Bag Making Tradition Neta Borshansky , Mar 26, 2001 – Jun 8, 2001
  • African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area The Community College of Philadelphia with a Grant from the William Penn Foundation , Nov 12, 1999 – Dec 17, 1999

  • Owner Name: Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Ownership End Date: 7/18/1991

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