Culture July 24, 2019 at 07:30 am

8 traditional African visual markers of marital status before the advent of wedding rings

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola July 24, 2019 at 07:30 am

July 24, 2019 at 07:30 am | Culture

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iQhiya Headwrap [Xhosa Women of South Africa]

The iQhiya headwrap is commonly worn by South Africa’s Xhosa married women. It is worn traditionally as a sign of respect to their husbands and fathers.

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