1910: Portrait of a Woman

Senegalese-Woman-from-around-1910-by-an-unknown-photographer

Portrait of a woman by an unknown photographer; Senegal, c. 1910. Her hair style is called nguuka. “Created using black wool to produce two symmetrical voluminous spheres held by a textile on top of the head, this hairdo became popular in the first decades of the twentieth century among married women” (source).

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