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Ingubo Entle

Ingubo Entle (A Beautiful Blanket)
Jo Crockett and Nomawethu Bebeza
Langa Township, Cape Town, South Africa
2008
52" x 74"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2008:161.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Squares of designs depict different aspects of South Africa, including animals (elephants, cheetahs, lions, snakes) soccer, a bus, a person carrying water, vegetation, a clothesline, and a map of Africa; to the right of center are a row of raised objects, including a mask, necklace, wooden figurine, spoon, and running across the bottom is a row of beading; also, some squares have 3D objects, such as pins and buttons




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