This bead corselet is made and worn by women under their skirts. It is meant to support the figure especially after childbirth as well as for decorative purposes.


  • Title: Bead Corselets
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Bead Corselet
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Beads
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Syuma sya Nthini wa Ngua
  • Community: Kamba
  • Collection Date: 1969-06-21
  • Collected By: P.Nzuki

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