Apron. The apron is made out of woven plastic beads. The apron is in the shape of a rectangle. The apron is decorated with a thread fringe. A collection of threaded beads is also attached to the apron for decoration. There are additional threads to act as ties. The design of the apron is made up of mainly white and yellow beads woven into square shapes. A double beaded line of blue beads runs across the top and bottom of the apron. The thread is a cream colour.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

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