Aesthetics Among Indigenous Peoples (S. 1292)

Language: French "Esthétique chez les peuples primitifs"

Complete: Yes, 6 cards

Condition:  Very Good

Edition: Original (no reproduction)

Year of issue: 1934

Publisher:  Liebig's Company

Distributed in: Belgium

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Explore the unique traditions of beauty and aesthetics among indigenous peoples with Liebig's chromo series no. 1292 from 1934, "Aesthetics Among Indigenous Peoples". This captivating series of six chromos offers a glimpse into the diverse cultural practices of peoples such as the Bantu, Maori, Mangbetu, inhabitants of New Guinea, Massai, and the Philippines. Each chromo illustrates the unique ways these communities express their identity and beauty through:

  1. Tattooing: A deeply rooted art form representing stories, status, and identity.
  2. Skull Deformation: Seen as a sign of beauty and prestige within certain cultures.
  3. Neck Stretching: Used to elongate the neck, often viewed as a sign of elegance.
  4. Nose Piercings (Nose Jewels): Decorative and symbolic of various life aspects.
  5. Mouth Decorations: From tooth modifications to lip plates, an expression of beauty and bravery.
  6. Ear Mutulations: Ear decorations and stretching indicating status or maturity.
Catalogus Nummer                                                         
Sanguinetti 1292
Fada 1291