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nostalgerie: Africa | Toubou dancer adorned with jewels. Zouar, Tibesti region in northern Chad | Postcard image, published by Bourdelon, ca. 1958

Toubou dancer adorned with jewels :: 1958 Zouar, Tibesti region in northern Chad, postcard published by Bourdelon

www katwalkatharsis blogspot com Africa | "Wonderful Africa ~ Children Series ~ Sudanese Girl" || Vintage postcard

4000 years ago, she could have been a Royal daughter of the Palace Household of Thutmose III. Sudanese Girl with long, small braids adorned with red beads and cowrie shells.

Africa | "Young  Lahobe girl from Cayor"  Senegal | Vintage Postcard; ca. 1880 - 1905. Photographer Edmond Fortier.

Africa | "Young Lahobe girl from Cayor" Senegal | Vintage Postcard; ca. 1880 - 1905. Photographer Edmond Fortier.

Africa | For centuries the Ngandjera and Kwaluudhi have occupied the western regions of the area formerly known as Ovamboland. In the past the coiffures worn by their girls and women were of such stunning beauty that they were known far beyond their tribal areas. ca. 1940s | Photo: A. Schertz, Collection Antje Otto

Ngandjera – the oshikoma and iipando Headdress

From the book Hair in African Art and Culture edited by Roy Sieber and Frank Herreman)

Artagence Coiffure Africaine Ethnik Tanzania   #artagence

RP: Swahili Woman , Dar es Salaam [formerly Mzizima], Tanzania Item number: 287124366

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