Hair and Headdresses

Ekori
The Ekori is a headdress that both OvaHerero and Ovahimba were wearing in the nineteenth century. I…
Ekori - Historical Picture
A photograph taken by a German missionary in the late nineteenth century shows three Herero women in…
Yihiho (Hairpiece)
Yihiho is a style of headdress from the Vakwangali community. It was made out of braided sisal fibr…
Ondjise (Hair Extension)
Ondjise is the name for the hair extensions worn by Ovahimba women. The braids are made from a mixtu…