An illustration of a Tharaka married woman. Her ornaments indicate that she is married to a wealthy husband and the brass earrings indicate that she has children.


  • Title: Tharaka Married Woman
  • Creator: Joy Adamson
  • Location Created: Ciakariga, Kenya
  • Provenance: Preserved at the National Museums of Kenya Archives
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Depicted Person: Ntue M. Runguma
  • Depicted Topic: Jewellery
  • Subtitle: Snapshots of Kenyan Communities
  • Community: Tharaka
  • Collection: Joy Adamson's Collection

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