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Tinan Woman, Malabar with Gauged Ears

Woman of the Tiyan caste in Malabar. Metal discs or rolls of plam-leaf are inserted in lobes of the ears, which are stretched during infancy. 1912. Source : Customs of the World. photo: Wiele & Klein.

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