Isicholo / Zulu headdress

Phansi Museum

Phansi Museum
Berea, South Africa

A Zulu headress from Valley of 1000 Hills, KwaZulu-Natal. It is made from grass fiber and twine. It ois also decorated with beads. Isicholo is worn by married women as a sign of respect to one's husband and family, in addition to serving as a public symbol of marital status.


  • Title: Isicholo / Zulu headdress
  • Location Created: Valley of 1000 Hills
  • Original Source: Phansi Museum
  • Colour: Black, Lilac, Orange, Lime, Orange, Yellow

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