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A photograph from the 1890s of a Samoan woman named Fanua in her wedding gown. Most is her use of local materials, but how much her dress looks like a bustle gown.

A photograph from the 1890s of a Samoan woman named Fanua in her wedding gown. Most is her use of local materials, but how much her dress looks like a bustle gown.

By: Andrew, Thomas Date: circa 1910  Description: An unidentified Samoan woman wearing traditional dress and frangipani flowers in her hair. She is wearing a ceremonial headdress (tuiga), and holding a wooden nifooti (cane knife).

By: Andrew, Thomas Date: circa 1910 Description: An unidentified Samoan woman wearing traditional dress and frangipani flowers in her hair. She is wearing a ceremonial headdress (tuiga), and holding a wooden nifooti (cane knife).

Sa'o tama'ita'i Fa'amu, daughter of Malietoa Laupepa. Photograph (black and white); portrait of Fa’amusami Malietoa wearing a bark cloth dress, a necklace, a flower in her hair, and holding a club, standing in front of a painted backdrop with a plant fibre umbrella beside her.

Sa'o tama'ita'i Fa'amu, daughter of Malietoa Laupepa. Photograph (black and white); portrait of Fa’amusami Malietoa wearing a bark cloth dress, a necklace, a flower in her hair, and holding a club, standing in front of a painted backdrop with a plant fibre umbrella beside her.

Portrait of a taupo, a young Samoan village maiden, taken in the 1890s by Thomas Andrew of Apia, Western Samoa.

Portrait of a taupo, a young Samoan village maiden, taken in the 1890s by Thomas Andrew of Apia, Western Samoa.

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