People of the World
traditional costume - Kenya
Mursi Tribeswoman, Murle Region, Ethiopia
** Veiled woman, South Sinai, Egypt
Women from Kiribati (by amerikasamoa). An island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean. The island nation is comprised of 32 atolls and one raised coral island spread over 1,351,000 square miles straddling the equator and bordering the international date line at its easternmost point.
Women from Kiribati (by amerikasamoa)
Surma Woman, Ethiopia - "A married Surma woman wears a clay lip plate decorated with incised cow-horn designs along its border. During her youth, her ears were stretched to accommodate a smaller earplug. Note the delicate shaved designs of her eyebrows." Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.