Travel Stock Photo: ID # PEAZJA010

Copyright : Jean-Philippe Soule
 

Title:

Jagua woman, Santa Lucia, Amazon, Peru.

Caption:

The Jagua people use the natural red die of achiote to paint their faces. Until the beginning of the last century they were known to cover their full bodies and were thus nicknamed the "Red Skin" by other tribes. women wear red sarong-style skirts and an open vest-like garment made of red dyed tree fibers that they drape over their shoulders. The bands on their arms and ankles are made from the same fibers.

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Country: Peru

 

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Themes & Categories:

Lifestyles - Body Art & Beauty

Travel - Portraits

Destinations - Peru
 

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