National Geographic : 1935 Jun
THIS FULAH DANCER WOULD MAKE THE PERFECT SCARECROW The cook for the expedition, a native of the Fouta Djallon Plateau, had never before seen such a performance as this dweller in the plains at Bous soura put on, although both were members of the same tribe. The mask is made of black cotton cloth; the hulalike costume, of leaves and bark. SHE WOULD BE AFIT SUBJECT FOR AN AFRICAN RAPHAEL Many trinkets such asshe wears arepurchased from Syrian traders bythe menfolk who sometimes are employed onpeanut plantations, orasfence builders, in British Gambia orSenegal. The headdress ofthis Fulah-Kunda mother is made from her own hair.