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Africa | Suri decoration © Pavel Wolberg

Africa | Suri decoration © Pavel Wolberg

Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Kazimir Ostoja Zagourski (1880-1941) was a pioneering photographer of Central African peoples and customs.

Kazimir Ostoja Zagourski (1880-1941) was a pioneering photographer of Central African peoples and customs.

“They had then drawn patterns on them in white, yellow and dark green. They then set about painting themselves with cam wood and drawing beautiful black patterns... ” (38). In the spirit of celebration, art was highly respected and loved throughout Igbo culture. Arts, customs, celebrations, and religion were all very significant pieces to each day of Igbo culture as the quote manages to illustrate people covered in wonderful patterns and colors in preparation for celebration.

“They had then drawn patterns on them in white, yellow and dark green. They then set about painting themselves with cam wood and drawing beautiful black patterns... ” (38). In the spirit of celebration, art was highly respected and loved throughout Igbo culture. Arts, customs, celebrations, and religion were all very significant pieces to each day of Igbo culture as the quote manages to illustrate people covered in wonderful patterns and colors in preparation for celebration.

Africa - So rich with culture!!

Africa - So rich with culture!!

Karo Tribe, Ethiopa, Africa

Karo Tribe, Ethiopa, Africa

Libya, Salhayat Necklace, coral/silver, c. 20th c.  #culture #traditional #costume

Libya, Salhayat Necklace, coral/silver, c. 20th c. #culture #traditional #costume

Gambia, West Africa - Jason Florio 2009  http://www.floriophoto.com/#/fine%20art%20print%20sales/color%20collection/1/

Gambia, West Africa - Jason Florio 2009 http://www.floriophoto.com/#/fine%20art%20print%20sales/color%20collection/1/

Africa | Suri child.  Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia || ©Timothy Allen

Africa | Suri child. Omo Valley, southern Ethiopia || ©Timothy Allen

Ait Atta woman from Morocco

Ait Atta woman from Morocco

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