Swahili Bride's Painted Arms and Legs, Lamu Island. Kenya by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Swahili Bride's Painted Arms and Legs, Lamu Island. Kenya

For her marriage, a Swahili girl undergoes a series of beauty treatments that mark her transition to womanhood. Her hands, arms and feet are decorated with a dye made of powdered henna, water, and the juice of unripe limes, which darkens the color.
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Leaping Bobo Bush mask dancer Taneka Initiate Leading His Sister Surma Bride<br />