A market shopper showing off her capulana. I found this write up that explains more; The capulana is a colourful African cloth that’s an essential part of Mozambican daily life. It’s in constant metamorphosis: a skirt, dress, turban, shawl, baby carrier, sheet, curtain, tablecloth, blanket, bandage, cleaning cloth, market bundle, dust shield, swimming costume or shroud.
In the chest, a woman might keep a faded capulana from her childhood, worn ones inherited from her mother or granny during a rite of passage, those marking her lobolo and wedding, her babies’ first wraps, the one she wore at her father’s funeral, at her daughter’s wedding, or to celebrate the end of civil war in 1992. #capulana #mozambique #africanadventure