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    National Costume - Africa

    Folk costume from Africa.


    National Costume - Africa

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    Scarf, early 1900's, Egyptian.

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    Man's wrapper or kente cloth, Asante people (Southern Ghana), 1970-90.

    man's wrapper; kente

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    Ceremonial tunic, Amharic people (Ethiopia) early 1900's.

    ceremonial tunic

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    Woman's headdress, early-mid 1900's, Mbukushu people, Namibia, Africa.

    woman's headdress

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    Man's robe, Sierra Leone, 1920-39.

    man's robe

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    Headdress, 20th century, African (Gisu peoples).

    Headdress | African (Gisu peoples)

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    Ensemble, late 19th century, African (Kuba peoples).

    Ensemble | African (Kuba peoples)

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    Jijara robe, 1970-2010, Nubian peoples.

    Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

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    Jirjara robe, 1975-2010, Nubian peoples.

    Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

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    Man's formal ensemble (Gbariye), Yoruba peoples, Africa, 1980's.

    Man's Garment (Gbariye)

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    Cape (lembde) and hat, Amharic peoples, Ethiopia, Africa, early to mid-1900's.

    Cape (Lembde) With Matching Hat

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    Dress, Yoruba peoples, Africa, 1970's.

    Woman's Body Wrapper (Iborum)

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    Royal woman's ensemble, Jukun culture, Nigeria, Africa, c. 1960.

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    Kente cloth, Asante people, Africa, 1970-90.

    Man's Wrapper; Kente

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    Masquerade costume, Chokwe peoples, Central Africa, mid-1900's.

    Masquerader Costume

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

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    Man's corset and apron, Dinka peoples, Africa, 20th century.

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    Ensemble, late 19th century, African (Kuba peoples).

    Ensemble | African (Kuba peoples)

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

    Hat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Man's Hooded Cape (Jelaba)

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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.

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