Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Headscarf Variations

Headscarf Variations
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A line of women showing many variations in dress. From right to left: dark cotton print dress and matching head tie with a shoulder scarf; colorful hair beads with a short-sleeved dress printed with Islamic symbols; longer white headscarves showing beaded hair with long-sleeved white robes (2); Yoruba-style starched head tie matching a short-sleeved beige robe; beads only with long white robe (small child); white opaque veil covering head and shoulders and long-sleeved white robe.

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Headscarf Variations
Headscarf Variations
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Courtesy of Ata Muhammed
Creator: Muhammed, Ata
Description: A line of women showing many variations in dress. From right to left: dark cotton print dress and matching head tie with a shoulder scarf; colorful hair beads with a short-sleeved dress printed with Islamic symbols; longer white headscarves showing beaded hair with long-sleeved white robes (2); Yoruba-style starched head tie matching a short-sleeved beige robe; beads only with long white robe (small child); white opaque veil covering head and shoulders and long-sleeved white robe.
Date: 2011
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Ata Muhammed; Gracia Clark; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Ata Muhammed

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