CLOTHING – Liberia

2016.112.005 - National Council of Chiefs Tunic Front.JPG
2016.112.005 - National Council of Chiefs Tunic Back.JPG
2016.112.005 - National Council of Chiefs Hat (1).JPG
2016.112.005 - National Council of Chiefs Hat (2).JPG

Date

2014 – 2016

Description

A black and cream vertical striped tunic with a decorative collar and matching hat that was worn by a male chief during the National Council of Chiefs and Elders at the National Consultative Session in Liberia during the 2014 – 2016 Ebola response.

These garments were made by Mama Tumeh – the head of the organization "Traditional Women United for Peace" in Liberia and a key facilitator between The Carter Center and her community during the Ebola outbreak.

Source

United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Carter Center (TCC), Mama Tumeh

Citation

“CLOTHING – Liberia,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed July 18, 2024, https://www.globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/8306.