Xhosa

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African Elegance - by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster African Life, African Wear, African American History, African Women, African Fashion, Traditional Skirts, Xhosa, African Traditions, Black And White Face

Africa | Xhosa traditional skirts from the book, "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens and Joan Broster

Barbara Tyrrell - Mfengu (Fingo) Woman - Man - Circa 1948 Adopting Xhosa Style dress Trouvez l'inspiration sur www. African Men Fashion, African Fashion Dresses, African Women, African Dress, African Style, African Traditional Wedding, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Dresses, Xhosa Attire

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Barbara Tyrrell - Mfengu (Fingo) Woman - Man - Circa 1948 Adopting Xhosa Style dress Trouvez l'inspiration sur www.atelierbijouxceramique.fr

Skirt (Isikhakha or Umbhaco) century Geography:South Africa Culture:Xhosa or Mfengu peoples Medium:Cotton, wool, glass beads, shell buttons, ochre pigment Dimensions:Length in. Xhosa Attire, African Attire, African Wear, African Style, African Print Dresses, African Fashion Dresses, African Dress, African Prints, African Traditional Wear

Skirt (Isikhakha or Umbhaco) | Xhosa or Mfengu peoples | The Met

Beadwork has been a major form of aesthetic expression in southern Africa for nearly 200 years. Among the many diverse ethnic groups of the region, the Xhosa peoples have an especially rich tradition of beaded regalia