Female Clothing Styles, West Africa, 18th cent.


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Image Reference
LCP-40

Source
M. De La Harpe, Abrége de l'histoire générale des voyages (Paris, 1780), vol. 3, facing p. 269. (Copy in Library Company of Philadelphia)

Comments
Caption, "Femmes de la cote des Esclaves" (Women of the Slave Coast). Numbers on top: 1) Femmes de qualité;2) Femmes du Commun; 3) Esclave.