Young Peul tribe woman with Gold Earrings
Djenné – “Young Peul tribe woman with Gold Earrings” Mali, West Africa
A Fulani/Peul woman wears large gold earrings and necklace. She also has her lips tattooed in the traditional style. Fulani, also called Peul or Fulbe, are primarily Islamic people scattered throughout many parts of West Africa from Lake Chad in the East to the Atlantic coast.
They are concentrated principally in Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal, and Niger. The Fulani language, known as Fula, is classified within the Atlantic branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
Djenné 1984 Series
Contemporary German etch archival pigment print. In later white crackled Lacquer frame with gilt slip
Signed Edition 1/8
Vanishing Africa Ltd/Mirella Ricciardi ©
Image Size: 32.5” x 30”
Framed Size: 108cm wide x 102.5cm high
(42.5” x 40.5”)