Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Central Market Tailor

Central Market Tailor
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A section of the Central Market is devoted to sewing and embroidery of typical Muslim styles for men and women, by men tailors.This young tailor makes men's and women's embroidered outfits, but wears denims himself.

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Central Market Tailor
Central Market Tailor
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Creator: Paz, Carmen
Description: A section of the Central Market is devoted to sewing and embroidery of typical Muslim styles for men and women, by men tailors.This young tailor makes men's and women's embroidered outfits, but wears denims himself.
Date: 2009
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Carmen Paz; Gracia Clark; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Carmen Paz

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