From a photograph taken among the Bateke tribe, Central Africa, representing a orchestral group.
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.
Nupe woman around 1878. Nupe (also called Nufe or Nyfe) was once a tributary empire to the Sultan of Gwandu, in central Niger
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)
African King of Bussa. Kingdom of Oyo, Western Sudan. Roi de Boussa.
Bornu empire. Sudan Africa. Girl from Kano. Historical clothing.
Jeune fille de Kano. Africa Sudan, girl from Kano.
African dance of the Moru tribe, South Sudan 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
African Nuer Woman, South Sudan 1930s. The Nuer, proper name Naath or Nei Ti Naath (“people”) are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia, where especially in… Read More
African tribe of Nuer. Man resting position, South Sudan 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Kanouri tribe. Nigeria, Africa 1930s. Peoples from the Kanouri tribe playing dice, Dikwa Nigeria.
African warrior of the Nuer tribe, Sudan 1930s. The Nuer are an African ethnic group in South Sudan and western Ethiopia. They are traditionally cattle farmers. Their social structure is… Read More