Transkei Hilmond Weavers

 


 

Xhosa women spinning mohair at Transkei Hilmond Weavers near Umtata in January, 1968 ( The Haenggi Foundation Inc.)

Xhosa women spinning mohair at Transkei Hilmond Weavers near Umtata in January, 1968 ( The Haenggi Foundation Inc.)

 


 

A few links of interest for researchers:

 

Wedding preparations - a mohair rug in the USA

A visit to the workshop near Umtata in 1968

 

Selected items on auction:

 

2011 Mohair curtains from a SA collection

 

 

According to "Rural Organisations in South Africa - a directory" (Barry Streek) (SADRU Working Paper No. 57, Cape Town, October, 1983) the contact persons at Transkei Hilmond Weavers were Ian Ncetani and Ms. Lyons.

 

Additional links to follow as and when data is made available.

Transkei Hilmond Weavers

 

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Uploaded 25th April, 2015

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