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

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

Nelson Mandela wears traditional Xhosa attire during part of his campaign tour, 1994. Eastern Cape, South Africa | ©Greg Marinovich

Eastern Cape, South Africa Nelson Mandela wears traditional Xhosa attire during part of his campaign tour, 1994

Traditional African Wedding - ZaraZoo Photography

Traditional African Wedding - ZaraZoo Photography

Tobani & Nizi's Traditional African Wedding photos as well as their White Wedding. The wedding took place in East London and McClear, South Africa

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.

Xhosa man traditional attire

This weekend, radio DJ and television presenter Zizo Beda tied the knot with long-time partner, Home Affairs spokesperson Mayihlome Tshwete, and the pictures of their traditional wedding are absolutely stunning

Traditional Wedding, Traditional Outfits, African Attire, African Dress, African Design, African Style, Xhosa, African Women Fashion, African Culture

Africa | Xhosa woman smoking her pipe.  East Cape || Scanned postcard.  Posted from Grahamstown in 1968

xhosa lady smoking traditional pipe and wearing traditional clothing - 1968 postcard

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

Winnie Mandela is a South African politician who has held several government positions and headed the African National Congress Women's League.

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