These days it is not uncommon for a young girl of marriageable age to refuse to undergo the Lip Plate scarification as this woman did. This tradition is usually carried out when a female reaches the age of 14/15. A lip plate is a status symbol and signifies beauty. It also can help the girls family fetch a larger dowry price.

  • All prints are signed by Louisa Seton
  • Production time is 5 to 7 days not including shipping time. Shipping estimate is provided on check out page
  • Shipping is worldwide
  • All prints are custom printed per order received
  • All photographs are printed on archival cotton rag paper
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  • Print is unframed, please contact us to discuss if you would like your print framed we will happily supply you with a quote. 
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