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Dinka Woman Wearing Corset

Carol Beckwith

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies

Some women from wealthy families also wear beaded corsets.the height of the corset in this photograph indicates the girl’s parents require over 80 head of cattle in exchange for her hand in marriage.

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  • Title: Dinka Woman Wearing Corset
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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