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Woman from villages in Myanmar had their faces tattooed in order to taint their beauty and stop men from other tribes and kingdoms unwillingly taking them away and forcing them to marry...

Tattooed Face Lady 1

Tattooing the faces of young women is a tradition that after many centuries in Myanmar has now come to an end. Beautiful girls from villages in the Chin state had their faces tattooed in order to taint their beauty and stop men from other tribes and kingdoms unwillingly taking them away and forcing them to marry. Now the practice has come to an end, with only a few last remaining generations of tattooed ladies existing today.

Obi with Waves Period: Meiji period (1868–1912) Culture: Japan Medium: Silk and metallic thread double cloth (fûtsû

Obi with Stylized Waves | Japan | Meiji period (1868–1912) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dramatic waves rendered in gold and silver metallic threads and white and greenish blue silk crash and splash all over the surface of this obi. It is woven in a double-cloth weave that was very popular for obis in the Meiji period

Tony Foard www.tonyfoard.com/galleryFrameset.htm Raku fired with a textured surface that is finished with patinated silver leaf.

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Ethiopian Tribes, Suri

Ethiopia, tribes, Surma, Suri people Young boys seen by the Kibish river near the village Kibish. When you visit the Surma area you probably follow the road from Tum to Koka and Tulgit and finally Kibish. Most of the tourists are going directly to Kibish, which is the biggest settlement in the area with a police station, a tourist office, two small restaurants, some shops, and, if you are very lucky, a cold beer. Around Koka, Tulgit and Kibish there are many small Suri villages which can be…

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World's Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away | Co.Exist | ideas + impact #JimmyNelson

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.

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Africa | Detail from a Kente prestige cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana | 19th century | Silk and Cotton | In the collection of the British Museum, London

Living Tradition | American Craft Council

Africa | Detail from a Kente prestige cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana | 19th century | Silk and Cotton | In the collection of the British Museum, London

Japanese Obi Art 1950

No Ones Nemesis

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, a little bit of me and a little...

Bedouin Woman, Sinai, Egypt selling her wares

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Beautiful African Textile Designs from African Fabric House print pattern

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Woman from Lombok, Indonesia - faces of the people

Young girl with flower in the hair, Lombok, Indonesia

Lombok, Indonesia © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com

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