Country: Panama   /   Village: Embera Puru
Ethnic Group: Embera & Wounan   /   Feature: Beauty & Clothing

Caption:

This girl received a very thorough application of jagua. Her jaw line fades into the shadows of her neck. In contrast to the Wounan communities who prefer more delicate lines and geometric patterns, the Embera apply solid blocks of black and create designs with thick, bold lines.

ID # panpuru3
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