Africa | Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa | ca. early 21st century | Plant fiber and glass beads

Africa Necklace from the Xhosa (Mpondo?) people of South Africa ca. early century Plant fiber and glass beads

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.

Mr. Asagi brought Beneatha a gift of an African robe and a record of African music. Beneatha wants to learn about her culture.

Occasion: This woman is wearing a traditional South African wedding dress. The well-known white dress is worn but is also detailed with African jewelry. The unique accents such as the head wrap and neck collar symbolize tradition and African culture

Anita Mbanyaru as 'A Young Xhosa Married Woman' | © Andrew Putter {From Andrew's 'Native Work' exhibition that comprised of 21 black-and-white photographs of contemporary black Capetonians, in 'tribal' or 'traditional' costume in the genre of the iconic ethnographic photographer Alfred Martin Duggan-Cronin }

Andrew Putter's "Native Work": Striking portraits of contemporary black Capetonians in traditional garb alongside portraits of the same individuals dressed in their everyday modern clothing.


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