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Lesira, a straw veil

Lesira is a veil usually drawn over the face of girl initiates. It is made out of straw with decorative beads. Girl initiates, smeared with …

Lesira Veil
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Lesira is a veil usually drawn over the face of girl initiates. It is made out of straw with decorative beads. Girl initiates, smeared with red ochre, wear these veils on their graduation day.

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