Showcasing rich traditions through art
This exhibit showcases and celebrates rich traditions of the tribes in Limpopo. Through visually appealing and beautiful illustrations, Tyrell celebrates Limpopo women, their traditions and cultures.
Woman of Sekhukhuneland
Pedi people of Sekhukhuneland are known for their rich and vibrant fashion. In this painting, a married woman worn an orange, head cloth, that depicts her status and origins. She wears a richly decorated cloth over her shoulders, that protects the baby on her back from the sun.
Venda traditional culture
This painting illustrates a Venda Mother, kneeling on trad stripped cloth with a calabash used as a spoon and a drinking cup for traditional brewed beer. Around her neck, is a series of beads associated with ancestral spirits as they are handed down from generation to generation
Ndebele traditional adornment
The Ndebele people are known for colourful attire and ornaments. In this illustration, a Ndebele girl is wearing traditional attire drinking from a bowl, in the background the iconic decorated Ndebele homestead can be seen. Traditionally, women ornaments signify their status.