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  • Igbo Dress, Self Adornment, Arts, and CraftsKatie Farmer

  • Igbo DressThe Igbo dress is very different from the dress of Americans. Their traditional outfits consist of long tops with beading & matching pants.

  • Igbo DressEven today, traditional dress is very popular. It is always worn to celebrations such as weddings, parties, or even special holidays.

  • Igbo DressHead dresses were very important to the Igbo culture, as well as interesting hats. These were worn by men, women, and children especially to special events.

  • Igbo DressThese are examples of the anklets of titles they wore. The swirled rope is an example of a lower class rank while the large round gold anklet represents one of the highest and most prestigious rankings.

  • Igbo DressThis doll represents an outfit of an Igbo man of very high title. His high title is noted by his large gold anklets.

  • Igbo DressJewelry was also a major part of their culture. Mostly the women wore it, but often the men wore large bracelets, armbands, and even rings.

  • Igbo Self AdornmentsIt is thought that they may have used a form of Braille tattooing. The Igbo people were known for unusual head shavings in interesting designs. These designs were shaved on the heads of young children.

  • Igbo Arts & CraftsMasks of all different shapes and sizes were made and used by the Igbo people for special events and special leaders during trials.

  • Igbo Arts & CraftsPots and vases were made by some Igbo women and children, but they may not have been as fancy as these more current Igbo pots.

  • Igbo Arts & CraftsThe Igbo people also had other crafts that were formed to look like their sacred gods and animals.

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  • Works Cited"Igbo." Countries and Their Cultures. 2007. Advameg Inc.. 14 Jan 2009 .

    Scribner, Charles & Sons. "Body Adornment and Clothing." Novelguide.com. 2002. Novelguide.com. 14 Jan 2009 .

    Ogaranya Uju Nkwocha Afulezi, Ph.D., Duru . "Igbo 101 Facts Little Told." Biafra Nation. Jan 2002. Biafra Nation. 14 Jan 2009 .

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