Turkana girl wearing Arrac apron

Turkana girl with Arrac apron

This pre-pubescent girl is wearing an Arrac apron. Her first necklaces are given to her by her mother, and will be added to by her boyfriend until she marries.

Credit: photo scanned from a series of slides produced by KAS-Co (Nairobi, Kenya).

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