Namibia Herero People Herdswomen

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Namibia Herero People Herdswomen

Two Herero herdswomen in traditional leather dress from Namibia. The Herero people are originally herdsmen tending cattle and this type of dress was worn until the Herero women were forced to wear Victorian style gowns during the German colonization (late 19th/early 20th century). Size 24 cm. No marks.

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