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West Africa 


Togo, woman spinning 1955

Woman spinning with a bottom-whorl-spindle. On this postcard, sent 1955, the stamp also shows the image of two women spinning.

Togo, woman spinning
Tamberma – spinning with a drop spindle, 1980.















Togo, Benin, woman spinning
This woman rotates her spindle in a big bowl while spinning. 

This scene can be seen 13:38 minutes into the 23:34 minute long film.

Images from a YouTube-video:
Viajando aos Extremos - África Ocidental: Togo e Benin (TV Escola)


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