Loin cloth, 'umutsha'

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Loin cloth, umutsha pre 1879
South Africa, Natal, Zulu
Fur covered hide

Donated by Lt C Lindsay, 1879
Museum number 1879-63-11

An early label for this basic Zulu garment stated it was "made of the tails of oxen". The 'tails' for such garments were usually made of twisted leather strips of Samango monkey or genet fur.

Loin cloth, 'umutsha'
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