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The Tobas

The Tobas is a folk dance from Bolivia. The Tobas were a tribe of warriors in the Chaco region of Bolivia. The dance is a singular energetic dance with impressive jumps. The costume is head wear made of feathers,decorated with jewels, a skirt and top decorated made with colorful fabric with beads and fringes on the bottom, with cows feet sewed onto fabric to tie around the ankle, spear or hatchet, and bracelet and anklet of feathers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Norrköping, Sweden
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Human Golmohammadi