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.
Hats Africans, Congo 20Th, Africans Head, 20Th Century, Object Places, 1950 2000 Artists, 1950 2000 Museums, Artists Unidentified, Africans Object
Hat African, Kuba peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo 20th century, 1950–2000 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Hat African, Kuba peoples, DR of Congo | Hat | 20th century, 1950–2000 Artist Unidentified, African Object Place, DR of Congo | Fiber, feathers, shells | 11 x 21 cm (4 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.) | http://www.mfa.org
Woman’s outfit, Alexandria (?), Egypt, 1920s. Cotton tulle, silver tinsel embroidery . Purchased through the gift of Dr. Willy and Charlotte Reber, Valbella, Switzerland. In the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries Alexandria was a bustling mercantile center and international hub. Fittingly, its streets featured the highest of European fashion.
Woman's outfit, 1920's, Alexandria (?), Egypt.
Alexandria Israel, Cotton Tulle, Alexandria Egypt, 1920S Egypt, Switzerland Dresses, Outfits Alexandria, Dresses 1920S, 1920S Cotton, Woman Outfits
Dress 1920s Egypt, Possibly Alexandria Israel Museum
Woman’s outfit Alexandria (?), Egypt, 1920s Cotton tulle, silver tinsel embroidery Purchased through the gift of Dr. Willy and Charlotte Reber, Valbella, Switzerland "Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe" - See more at: http://europeanafashion.tumblr.com/post/85202073410/womans-outfit-alexandria-egypt-1920s#sthash.qgun2ioo.dpuf
Woman’s outfit Alexandria (?), Egypt, 1920s ...
"The Great Dress" (berberisca or al kesswa l'kebira), early 20th century, Fez, Morocco.
Israeli Fashion, Ethnic Fashion, Jewish Wardrobes, Sick Fashion, Folk Costumes, Israel Dresses Codes, Fashion Frum Taste
Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe! Over 200 years of costumes from four continents at the Israel Museum
"The Great Dress" (berberisca or al kesswa...
Jewish woman’s outfit, 1900-50, Tafilalet region, Morocco.
Jewish Women, Outfits Cotton, Tafilalet Regions, Outfits Tafilalet, Silk Embroidery, 20Th Century, Morocco, Silk Thread Embroidery, Woman Outfits
Moroccan woman’s outfit Tafilalet region First half of the 20th century The red fabric of the tunic and the silk embroidery on its front and sleeves distinguished Jewish women’s dress in the Tafilalet region. The women would wrap a fabric over their tunic and fasten it with pins. The distinctive head covering of married women, the grun (“horns”)
Morocco, Tafilalet region, woman's outfit cotton and silk, silk-thread embroidery, first half of the 20th century
Moroccan woman’s outfit
Elephant mask and tunic, Bamileke people, Cameroon, mid-20th century.
Elephant Masks, Icons Power, Mid 20Th, 20Th Century, Men Earn, Bamileke People, African Wardrobes, Royal Icons, Bamileke Kingdom
The elephant was an emblem of royal icon power in the Bamileke kingdom. Only the mightiest of men earn the right to wear an elephant mask like this. // Elephant mask and Tunic, mid 20th century. Cameroon, Bamileke People.
Elephant mask and Tunic -
Cape (lembde) with matching hat, Amharic peoples, Ethiopia, early to mid 1900's.
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Cape (Lembde) With Matching Hat
Man's ceremonial tunic, Oku people, Cameroon, mid 1900's.
Africans Textiles, Man Ceremony, Materials Porcupine, Cotton Dimensions, Ceremony Tunics, Oku People, National Costumes, Mid 1900 S, People Materials
Africa | Man's ceremonial tunic, Oku people, Cameroon, mid 1900's - Oku people materials porcupine quills, cotton dimensions 46 x 24 in.
Man's Ceremonial Tunic
Woman's dress, 1860's, Abyssinia (Ethiopia).
1860S Cotton, Dresses 1860S, Ethiopian Inspiration, Dresses Abyssinia, Woman Dresses, Woman Gowns, Ethiopian Dresses, British Troops, Africans Fashion
Africa | Woman's dress. Abyssinia, ca 1860 | Cotton, embroidered with silk || This dress was taken by British troops at the siege of Magdala (Mek'dala) in 1868. It is said to have belonged to Queen Woyzaro Terunesh, the second wife of the Ethiopian emperor Tewodros (Theodore), and mother of the prince Alamayehu.
Dress 1860s This dress was taken by British troops at the siege...
Woman's dress Abyssinia 1860s Cotton embroidered with silk
Woman’s gown made in Abyssinia (now Ethiopia) in the 1860s. V Accession Number: 399-1869
Woman's dress | V&A Search the Collections
Man's ensemble, Thembu peoples, South Africa, [undated].
Thembu People, South Africa, National Costumes, Man Ensembl
Egungun costume, 20th century. Ouidah, Popular Republic of Benin, Yoruba.
Egungun Costumes 20Th, National Costumes, Costumes 20Th Century
Chief's robe (Bubu), c. 1915, African (Mossi peoples).
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Chief's Robe (Bubu) c1915 African (Mossi peoples)
Chief's Robe (Bubu) | Date: ca. 1915 | Culture: African (Mossi peoples) | Medium: cotton
Tunic (jibba), associated with the Mahdi of Sudan, 1870-90.
Cotton Tunics, Posts, Military Basic, Tunics Jibba, Victoria War, British Offices, Tunics Sudan, Sudan War, Afghanistan Africa India
jibbaTunic worn in the sudan wars 1898.
Jibbah, the basic uniform worn by soldiers of the Mahdi Dervish army in Egypt and the Sudan in 1885 - 1886. It is a simple, cotton smock, with coloured patches. This one was brought back as a trophy by a British officer. The uniform of the Dervishes was based on the Madhi's clothes. The red and blue patches were originally a symbol of poverty and asceticism.
Tunic Sudan 1870-1890 V&A
Tunic | V&A Search the Collections
Africa | Dinka man's Corset. Dinka men regularly wear beaded corsets, partly as indicators of their age group and position. The yellow beads in this corset suggest that it may have been designed for a man over the age of thirty. The glass beads and wire used in making such corsets are imported products, making the outfits considerable markers of status and prestige. Sudan, 20th Century.
Dinka man's corset, Sudan, 20th Century.
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Dope for men!! Africa | Dinka man's Corset. Dinka men regularly wear beaded corsets, partly as indicators of their age group and position. The yellow beads in this corset suggest that it may have been designed for a man over the age of thirty. The glass beads and wire used in making such corsets are imported products, making the outfits considerable markers of status and prestige. Sudan, 20th Century.
Arts of Africa: Man's Corset
Pair of man's slippers, Morocco, late 18th century.
North Africa, Pairings, Man Slippers, Century Clothing, 18Th Century, Late 18Th, Morocco, Century Footwear, Century Fashion
Pair of Man's Slippers. North Africa, Morocco, late 18th century | LACMA Collections
Turban, Igbo peoples, South-Eastern Nigeria, 2006.
Wedding ensemble for a bride and groom, Thembu people, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 1950's.
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Africa | Wedding Ensemble. Thembu culture ~ Eastern Cape, South Africa. 1950s. | Wedding Ensemble for a Bride (Umtshakazi) ~ Cotton cloth, glass beads, mother of pearl beads, thread, and leather | Wedding Ensemble for a Groom (Umyeni) ~ Cotton cloth, glass beads, mother of pearl beads, thread, leather, wool, and metal
Costume for a female diviner (Igqirakazi), before 1966, Xhosa peoples, Thembu subgroup, South Africa.
Monkey Fur, Work Of Art, South Africa, National Costumes, Arican Costumes, Southern Africa, Buttons, Beads, Cows Hair
Africa | Costume for a female diviner (Igqirakazi) from the Thembu people (Xhosa) of South Africa | Cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, roots, seeds, monkey skin, monkey fur, jackal fur, cow hair, goat skin, bushbuck horn, reedbuck horn, canine teeth, calabash, brass, copper, wood, mother-of-pearl buttons | Prior to 1966
Costume for a Female Diviner (Igqirakazi) | ArtNC
Jlaleb, 1800-1941, African.