Nupe woman around 1878. Nupe (also called Nufe or Nyfe) was once a tributary empire to the Sultan of Gwandu, in central Niger
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano. Historical clothing.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Bodyguard of Sultan Sanda of Bornu, Dikwa Emirate Nigeria 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Tournament in Dikwa, Borno State, Nigeria 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Headdresses of African people of South Africa, Nigeria, Sierra Leone. Man of Kashna, South Africa – Woman of Jacoba, South Africa – Woman of Liessi, South Africa – Man from… Read More
Kanouri tribe. Nigeria, Africa 1930s. Peoples from the Kanouri tribe playing dice, Dikwa Nigeria.