Africa | Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of Former South African President Nelson Mandela dressed in Xhosa tribe garbe

Die voormalige vrou van oud-president Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, het op die tradisionele Xhosa-manier in die Transkei getrou

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in 1973. || Focus on the Transkei Xhosa-speaking groups, the Gcaleka, Tembu, Pondo, Bomvana, Mpondomise, Bhaca, Xesibe and Fingo.

Xhosa woman of marriageable age. Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress, attends the wedding of his great grand nephew on December 7, 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape P...

Nelson Mandela, wearing traditional Xhosa dress, attends the wedding of his great grand nephew on December 2002 in Umtata, Eastern Cape

Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Thembu couple and child wearing complete beadwork outfits. Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster.

ღღ Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Thembu couple and child wearing complete beadwork outfits. Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster.

Africa | Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding.  Eastern Cape, South Africa.  ca. 1960 | ©Lester Haig Hunter |  For those interested in traditional Eastern Cape weddings, this is just two out of the 24 slides taken at the wedding.

South Africa - Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding.

Africa | Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding.  Eastern Cape, South Africa.  ca. 1960 | ©Lester Haig Hunter |  For those interested in traditional Eastern Cape weddings, this is just two out of the 24 slides taken at the wedding.

South Africa - Pictures taken of girls attending a Xhosa wedding.

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