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A Barabaig bride wears a spectacular collection of beaded hides, coiled brass anklets and armlets, spiral finger rings, and an impressive necklace of hand-beaten brass plaques. Her face is veiled with a net of wire chains which hang from the rim of a beautifully beaded cap. On her upper arm she wears plastic bracelets incised with patterns made from sliced water pipes – reminiscent of the ivory bracelets worn in the past.

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  • Title: Barabaig Bride, Tanzania
  • Creator: Angela Fisher & Carol Beckwith
  • Location Created: Tanzania

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