National Costume - Africa

Folk costume from Africa.

National Costume - Africa

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Hat, African, Kuba peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1950–2000.


Traditional male gown, 1959, Fulani culture, West Africa.

gown 1-2006-1 - Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Woman's outfit, 1920's, Alexandria (?), Egypt.

Woman’s outfit Alexandria (?), Egypt, 1920s ...

"The Great Dress" (berberisca or al kesswa l'kebira), early 20th century, Fez, Morocco.

"The Great Dress" (berberisca or al kesswa...

Man's hooded cape (jelaba) Berber peoples, early 20th century.

Man's Hooded Cape (Jelaba)

Jewish woman’s outfit, 1900-50, Tafilalet region, Morocco.

Moroccan woman’s outfit

Elephant mask and tunic, Bamileke people, Cameroon, mid-20th century.

Elephant mask and Tunic -

Mask and costume representing hawk, Mossi people, Burkina Faso, early 20th century.

Mask and costume representing hawk -

Cape (lembde) with matching hat, Amharic peoples, Ethiopia, early to mid 1900's.

Cape (Lembde) With Matching Hat

Man's ceremonial tunic, Oku people, Cameroon, mid 1900's.

Man's Ceremonial Tunic

Woman's dress, 1860's, Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

Woman's dress | V&A Search the Collections

Wrap skirt, blouse and head wrap, Liberia (West African), 1960-65.

PastPerfect for the Web, 2008 edition

Shoe, 19th century, Algerian (Algiers or Oran).

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Man's ensemble, Thembu peoples, South Africa, [undated].

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Egungun costume, 20th century. Ouidah, Popular Republic of Benin, Yoruba.

Egungun Costume

Woman's dress, Sudan, c. 1880's.

Henry Art Gallery - Collections Search

Chief's robe (Bubu), c. 1915, African (Mossi peoples).

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Tunic (jibba), associated with the Mahdi of Sudan, 1870-90.

Tunic | V&A Search the Collections

Dinka man's corset, Sudan, 20th Century.

Arts of Africa: Man's Corset

Pair of man's slippers, Morocco, late 18th century.

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Turban, Igbo peoples, South-Eastern Nigeria, 2006.

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Wedding ensemble for a bride and groom, Thembu people, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 1950's.

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Costume for a female diviner (Igqirakazi), before 1966, Xhosa peoples, Thembu subgroup, South Africa.

Costume for a Female Diviner (Igqirakazi) | ArtNC

Jlaleb, 1800-1941, African.

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Folk ensemble, Sahara Desert, Africa. Second half of 20th century.

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