Slave’s fashions around 1900’s

Slaves from Zanzibar ,1868. Drawing by Churchill. Clothing reinforced categorized and rationed according the social condition . Poor people and slaves were not allowed to wear patterns or ornamented clothes, as Fair (2004:14) describes “Slaves in nineteenth-century Zanzibar typically wore only the slightest of clothes, which were usually made of the rudest and cheapest white … Continue reading