Dinka woman wearing a beaded corset. These corsets, supported by two ridged wires at the spine, are sewn tightly in place at the front and there they will remain until they are cut open - which, for a woman, is on the occasion of her marriage. Photo by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith. Text from Angela Fishers, Africa Adorned book.Beautiful!!

Dinka woman wearing a beaded corset. These corsets, supported by two ridged wires at the spine, are sewn tightly in place at the front and there they will remain until they are cut open - which, for a woman, is on the occasion of her marriage. Photo by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith. Text from Angela Fishers, Africa Adorned book.Beautiful!!

Isn't she adorable!!? - D (Havana Lady - Cuba - of course the women smoke cigars - it's Cuba)

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