Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Two ladies in Indigo–Thies, Senegal, circa 1910


Hand-coloured vintage postcard, circa 1910, publisher E.H. , Thies, Senegal. Both ladies wear indigo dyed boubou, one has a strip woven indigo pagne, the other a stitch and tied resist example. The lady on the left has a fine embroidered resist shawl around her shoulders and across her lap.

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