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Woman from the Chin tribe

Woman from the Chin tribe in the remote areas of Rakhine State, Myanmar. She lives in a small village on the river in a bamboo hut and makes a living from weaving shawls, etc. and selling them. The spiderweb tattoo was made when she was a young girl and took many days to do and was very painful. Mostly it is women over 45-years old only that have these tattoos. Some say it is made for beautification of women while others that it is to keep enemies from taking the girls and women.

TAGS: Myanmar, People, Portrait, Tradition, Tribal, Woman

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Hammel, Denmark
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© Dorte Verner.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
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