A mat holders made by the Zulu. The structures are rectangular frame consisting of pairs of vertically placed planks attached at the top to bottom by pieces of wood for strength. Households generally procured two sets of mat holders as an ideal storage solution.


  • Title: Ibhaxa / Mat holder
  • Location Created: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Original Source: Phansi Museum
  • Colour: Black, Green, Red, White, Blue
  • Clan: Zulu

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