By the water
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Paul Strand, Market, Accra, Ghana, 1960
Braids, from The Roma Journeys (Die Romareisen), photographs by Joakim Eskildsen, foreword by Günter Grass, text by Cia Rinne, Steidl 2007 & 2009
A traditional velvet embroidered dress from the city of Constantine in eastern Algeria, 1900s
Molas (mor) are colorful appliqué panels completely hand crafted by the indigenous Kuna (Tule) of the San Blas Islands (Kuna Yala), an autonomous territory in Panama. Traditionally, molas are worn on the front and back of women’s blouses; therefore they have all been previously used. The production of molas didn’t begin until the 1800’s when machine manufactured fabric became obtainable through trade.
No, not that we know of. Basque traditional costumes are very humble and lack jewelry.
There are the one called “arrantzale” (fisher) or “sardinera” (sardine seller). It’s mostly typical of Biscay. It’s used for warmer weather, and usually consists on a blouse, tartan skirt, and apron.:
There’s this other model called “casera” (owner of the traditional Basque house) and it’s worn mostly in Gipuzkoa. It’s warmer than the Biscayan one and often lacks the apron:
The ones used to dance:
And a bit more special ones, that can’t be clearly included in any model:
• Woman’s festival costume.
Place of origin: Olinalá, State of Guerrero, Mexico
Date: ca. 1932
Medium: Gilt metal and lacquered wood
• Kimono (yukata).
Culture/Period: Japanese, Meiji or Taishô era
Date: late 19th to early 20th century
Place of origin: Japan
Medium: Cotton plain-weave, tie and stitch resist-dyed (nui-shime shibori).
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