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Mfengu Xhosa

Thembu women wore highly decorated leather purses hanging from the hip over leather skirts.

Africa | Xhosa woman smoking her pipe.  East Cape || Scanned postcard.  Posted from Grahamstown in 1968

xhosa lady smoking traditional pipe and wearing traditional clothing - 1968 postcard

Southern Africa || In the early 1970s Jean Broster and Alice Mertens collaborated on African Elegance, a book which set out to ‘describe in photographs and words the beauty of the tribal people of the...

Image included in the publication "African Elegance" by Alice Mertens & Joan Broster. Published by Purnell in

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Be it a bottle, a basket or a barrel, women of the Xhosa tribe carry most goods on their heads.

TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: XHOSA PEOPLE:SOUTH AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE WITH UNIQUE TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, ANC MP Mandla Mandela released a press statement a few hours ago and here are excerpts from the statement. “The Mandela family have sent my wife, Nkosikazi Nobubele Mande…

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