Category Archives: Chad

Traditional Musgu woman with Labret Piercing, 1930.

African Tribe Chad costume. Traditional Musgu, Mulwi woman costume. Lip Plate Piercing.

Traditional Musgu woman

Traditional Musgu woman from Tschad

Photogravure portrait of a traditional Musgu woman with Labret Piercing. The disc stretches the upper lip. Photography by Jaspar von Oertzen in 1930.
Musgum, Mulwi are tribes on the lower Logone River, French Equatorial Africa, today Cameroon and Chad, about 50000 members. The Musgu live in beautiful compact villages of cone mud houses.

Architecture African Musgu village.

Musgu village