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Africa | Woman's shoulder garment. Dinka people. Mid 20th century. Glass beads, cowrie shells and metal.

Africa | Woman's shoulder garment. Dinka people. Mid 20th century. Glass beads, cowrie shells and metal.

Blanc / multi-couleurs Ensemble de collier et bracelet multirangs. Les deux ont perlé ball et boucle de fermeture. Collier mesure environ 15

Blanc / multi-couleurs Ensemble de collier et bracelet multirangs. Les deux ont perlé ball et boucle de fermeture. Collier mesure environ 15

In 2010, she joined the Roots project which created opportunities for economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women affected by war. The beautiful traditional Dinka Yirol corsets that Mary beads and sells help her support her family and send her many grandchildren to school.

In 2010, she joined the Roots project which created opportunities for economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women affected by war. The beautiful traditional Dinka Yirol corsets that Mary beads and sells help her support her family and send her many grandchildren to school.

Africa | Female Beaded Corset from the Dinka people. | ca. 1960s/70s

Africa | Female Beaded Corset from the Dinka people. | ca. 1960s/70s

Africa | Pre Bridal Beaded Female Corset. Dinka tribe, Sudan

Africa | Pre Bridal Beaded Female Corset. Dinka tribe, Sudan

Africa | Dinka woman in her beaded 'corset' a sign of eligibility as these alluring loose bead bodices are worn by the Dinka girls who are eligible for marriage. Southern Sudan | © Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

Africa | Dinka woman in her beaded 'corset' a sign of eligibility as these alluring loose bead bodices are worn by the Dinka girls who are eligible for marriage. Southern Sudan | © Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

Africa | Dinka. River Nile Grazing | © Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Africa | Dinka. River Nile Grazing | © Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

This particular neck ornament, with its central band of patterned Venetian beads and brass cartridge cases, would be worn by a Dinka man at or shortly before his wedding to show his eligibility and the wealth of his family in cattle. The beads themselves would either have been traded across the savannah from West Africa or brought inland from the East African coast.

This particular neck ornament, with its central band of patterned Venetian beads and brass cartridge cases, would be worn by a Dinka man at or shortly before his wedding to show his eligibility and the wealth of his family in cattle. The beads themselves would either have been traded across the savannah from West Africa or brought inland from the East African coast.

Drinka corset. Worn by Dinka tribesmen & women of Southern Sudan

Drinka corset. Worn by Dinka tribesmen & women of Southern Sudan

Africa | 'Dinka Woman Wearing Corset, South Sudan'. Some Dinka 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. | © Carol Beckwith Angela Fisher.

Africa | 'Dinka Woman Wearing Corset, South Sudan'. Some Dinka 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. | © Carol Beckwith Angela Fisher.