This collection titled ‘initiation’ explores the collective rites of passage among age groups, a practice found in many traditional communities across Africa. In this case, the scarification among the Pokot tribe in Kenya during the Ngetungoh ceremony, where the girls undergo a process of beautification (scarring of the belly) before beginning the initiation rite to womanhood under the guide of their initiate mothers.
Designed and Made in Kenya. Cut by Violet and Sewn by Mary in Nairobi.
Materials: 47% CUPRO ,22% TENCEL, 31%LINEN.
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