National Geographic : 1954 Oct
Baubled and Bangled, a Young Matron -+ Watches the Unoto Near Narok, Kenya, this Masai woman attends the festive rites marking the promotion of tribesmen to senior warriorhood (page 514). Huge collars, resembling Eliza bethan ruffs, stretch shoulder wide. © National Geographic Society Eligible Belles Hope Fashion Finery Will Catch a Roving Eye (-At the festival girls compete for male atten tion, although Masai men do not marry during their service as junior warriors. Necklaces, ear rings, and headbands are made of wire and sinew strung with beads. + In the younger set, a generous coating of red ocher and sheep fat highlights the costume. Ektachrome (above) and Kodachromes by the Edgar M. Queeny-American Museum of 511 N t.... 1 Fii...v F n .........