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National Costume - Africa

Folk costume from Africa.


National Costume - Africa

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

Moroccan woman’s outfit

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

Elephant mask and Tunic -

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

Mask and costume representing hawk -

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

Cape (Lembde) With Matching Hat

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Man's hooded cape or jelaba, Berber culture, early 20th century.

Man's Hooded Cape (Jelaba)

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

Man's Ceremonial Tunic

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

Woman's dress | V&A Search the Collections

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

PastPerfect for the Web, 2008 edition

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

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

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

Egungun Costume

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

Henry Art Gallery - Collections Search

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

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

Tunic | V&A Search the Collections

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

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

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

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

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

Costume for a Female Diviner (Igqirakazi) | ArtNC

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Jlaleb, 1800-1941, African.

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

Bride's wedding kaftan, Moroccan, 1800-1850. Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Egungun masker's garment, the Yoruba peoples, 1930-1960. Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Egungun masker's garment | Indianapolis Museum of Art

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Men's beaded bodice, mid-20th century, African (Dinka peoples).

Bodice, 20th century, African (Dinka peoples).

Bodice | African (Dinka peoples) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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