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There are many popular themes in philately that are not represented in this forum.

I thought I would start this thread called "Folklore on Stamps" for the following themes together: Traditional costumes, masks and coiffures, Traditional customs, Traditional handicrafts and jewelry, Dances, National foods and beverages, National musical instruments and any theme you think could be regarded as "Folklore".

I don't have a lot of stamps depicting these themes (except traditional costumes), so I will be happy to see your stamps and philatelic items.
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Traditional African animal masks, designed and engraved by Jacques Combet or René Cottet as indicated on the stamps and issued by Upper Volta on April 11, 1960:

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Excellent idea with this thread, Eli.
This set was issued by the UAE in 1995 showing some National Dances
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Thank you very much, elcooperativo, for your contribution. Very beautiful stamps!! :) :)

Oriental musical instruments, issued by Libya on March 5, 1985 to publicize the 23rd International Trade Fair held in Tripoli, Libya:

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Eli - OK! Here are images of three engraved stamps depicting African women wearing traditional costumes.

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Wolof woman, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd., and issued for use in the former British colony of Gambia on November 2, 1953, Scott No. 155. Note: On this stamp the alternative English spelling "Wollof" is used, as it refers to the anglophone Gambian Wolof people.
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Two Barundi women, engraved by the Institut de Gravure, printed at Malines, Flanders, and issued in 1931 for use in the Belgian colony of Ruanda-Urundi, Scott No. 45.
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"Swazi Married Woman," engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., and issued for use in Swaziland on July 2, 1956, Scott No. 57.
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Thank you very much, alex68140 and Nethryk!! :) :)

Woman coiffures of different Angolan tribes, issued for use in Portuguese Angola on November 30, 1961:

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Here are images of a couple of similar stamps depicting a young woman wearing a traditional headdress, printed by photogravure, and issued for use in the Spanish colony of Rio Muni on July 10, 1962 to benefit child welfare, Scott Nos. 16 & 18.

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Here are images of the three stamps in a set depicting traditional women's bonnets from various Slovakian communities, designed by Slovakian artist Kamila Štanclová (1945- ), combined engraved and lithography, and issued by Slovakia on March 12, 1999, Scott Nos. 324-26.

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Čajkov, engraved by Rudolf Cigánik.
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Heľpa, engraved by Rudolf Cigánik.
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Madunice, engraved by František Horniak.
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Papua and New Guinea. Traditional Masks and Head Dresses.

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Papua and New Guinea - Musical Instruments

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The Bamoun, aka Bamum, are an ethnic group of Cameroun. Here are images of the four stamps in a set depicting various traditional Bamoun masks, designed and engraved by French artist Jacques Combet (1920-1993), and issued by Cameroun on July 10, 1973, Scott Nos. 563-66.

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The Jerez Vendimia harvest festival takes place over one week, officially starting on September 8, the feast day of the Nativity of Our Lady. The first grapes may be picked a week or two early, especially if the weather has been suitably dry and sunny. Here is an image of a stamp depicting two women picking grapes for the festival, printed by photogravure, and issued by Spain on September 20, 1984, Scott No. 2391, plus a YouTube link to a short promotional video about this year's Jerez Vendimia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqHXO5KTbsw Cheers!

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Here are two items issued to publicize the International and Universal Exposition Expo67 held in Montreal, Canada in April-October, 1967:

Horn player, issued by Congo DR on September 28, 1967:

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African dancers, designed by Oscar Hector Bonnevalle, engraved by Jean De Vos and issued by Rwanda on April 28, 1967:

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In a tradition dating from the 16th century, the town of Cassel, a commune in the arrondissement of Dunkirk, commemorates legendary giants in an annual procession. One of the town's two giants is Reuze-Papa ("Father Giant"), who is depicted as a bearded man wearing a Roman-style breastplate and helm. Here is an image of a stamp depicting Reuze-Papa, the Dunkirk lightship Le Sandettié, and the Church of Saint-Éloi, designed and engraved by André Lavergne (1946- ), and issued by France on May 29, 1998 to publicize the 71st Congress of the Federation of French Philatelic Associations, held in Dunkirk, Scott No. 2662, Y&T No. 3164, plus a photo of the current 6.25 m (20.5 ft) tall effigy of Reuze-Papa.

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Here are images of the four stamps in a traditional costumes set, designed by Czech artist Karel Svolinský (1896-1986), engraved by Jindra Schmidt (1897-1984), and issued by Czechoslovakia on July 25, 1955, Scott Nos. 707-10, plus images of some relevant photos of people wearing similar regional costumes.

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Očová, Slovakia bridal costume.
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Chodsko, Bohemia man.
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Haná, Moravia woman.
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Sitting dancer, designed by J. Barde, engraved by Georges Bétemps and issued by Mauritania on November 28, 1960:

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a Samoan dancing party, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd., and issued for use in Samoa on August 29, 1939 as one of a set of four stamps commemorating the 25th anniversary of New Zealand's control of the mandated territory of Western Samoa, Scott No. 183, plus a YouTube link to a video of an energetic performance of the Sasa, a Samoan sitting dance, by the students of Don Bosco Alafua Tech, Samoa, in July 2012: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNodJ7z-1hU

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Here is one from Cuba ....
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Music instruments and dances from India.
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Here is one set from India depicting Rajput Miniature Paintings. The paintings relate to the four seasons and the songs/dances for the seasons.
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India 1991 - Regional Dances
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Two sets from India
Tribal Costumes 1991
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From a regional postal service in Southern Bavaria:
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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a woman wearing the traditional Norwegian bunad costume of Setesdal, designed by Knut Løkke-Sørensen (1931- ), printed by lithography, and issued by Norway on April 20, 1989, Scott No. 940, Facit No. 1057, plus a photo of a dancing couple attired in Setesdal bunad.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a Samoan taupou (princess or chieftainess) in traditional dress, engraved and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., Ltd, and issued for use in (Western) Samoa on March 10, 1952, Scott No. 212, plus an image of a photo of a taupou holding a deadly Nifo Oti ("Tooth of death club"), which represents authority and power, but which is also used for dancing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf0V908zmRI

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Bijoy and Wolfgang, thanks and welcome!

Ceremonial Beadwork, issued by Botswana on September 30, 1968 to commemorate the opening of the national museum and art gallery:

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Here are images of three stamps in a set depicting men and women attired in 19th century costumes of the Suwałki Region, designed by Lithuanian artist Ruta Lelyte, printed by lithography, and issued by Lithuania on October 18, 1992, Scott Nos. 434-36.

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Native musical instruments exhibited in the national meuseum, designed and engraved by Jacques Gauthier, except the 60 Francs stamp which engraved by Pierre Gandon, and issued by Chad on October 26, 1965:

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Missing the 100 Francs airmail stamp depicting local xylophone.

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Eli - Here is an image of the airmail stamp depicting a xylophone to complete this Chad musical instruments set, designed and engraved by French artist Jacques Gauthier (1931- ), and issued by Chad on October 26, 1965, Scott No. C23. :D

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Here are images of the four stamps in a set depicting traditional Vietnamese dancers and dancing drummers, combined engraved and lithography, and issued by (South) Vietnam on January 12, 1971, Scott Nos. 385-88.

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Laplander (Sami) with a lasso, semi-postal (charity) stamp designed by Finnish artist Olavi Vepsäläinen (1927-1993), combined engraved by Stig Rönnberg and typography (Red Cross), and issued by Finland on November 24, 1960 as one of a set of three stamps benefiting the Red Cross, Scott No. B158, Facit No. 533, plus a photo of a man wearing a similar costume.

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Here are images of the four stamps in a set depicting traditional Thai dances (Drum Dance, Dance of the Drip-nets, Harvest Dance, and Kan Dance), printed by photogravure, and issued by Thailand on July 14, 1977, Scott Nos. 822-25.

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Wooden mask, designed by Morten Stürup after original artwork by Greenlandic Inuit artist Anne-Birthe Hove (1951-2012), printed by lithography, and issued by Greenland on March 5, 2002, Scott No. 393.

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Nethryk, thanks for posting the xylophone stamp from Chad.


African dancer, issued by Congo on May 8, 1964 as part of the set entitled "Folklore and Tourism":

Diaboua dancer, designed and engraved by Pierre Gandon:

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Kebe-kebe dance, designed and engraved by Pierre Gandon:

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Stilt dancer, designed and engraved by Jean Phelpin:

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Here are images of the two stamps in a set depicting traditional Salvadoran folk dances, printed by lithography, and issued by El Salvador on June 30, 1994, Scott Nos. 1375 & 1376, plus YouTube links to amateur videos of performances of these dances.

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Tiger and Deer Dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3gT5pCDVM0
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Schleicherlaufen Festival, Tirol (Tyrol), designed by Auguste Böcskör, combined engraved by Maria Magdalena Laurent and photogravure, and issued by Austria on January 21, 2000, Scott No. 1805, plus a YouTube link to a video of the 2010 edition of the festival: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlHUAQTZ__A

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Here are images of the five stamps in a set depicting traditional Bulgarian regional women's costumes from Gabrovo; Trnsk; Vidin; Gotse Delchev; and Resen, printed by photogravure, and issued by Bulgaria in April 1975, Scott Nos. 2229-33.

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Here are images of the six stamps in a set depicting men playing traditional musical instruments (double flute, various stringed instruments, bagpipes, and panpipes), and landscapes, designed by Serbia artist Dušan Lučić (1937- ), engraved by Dušan Matić (1939- ) and Nusret Hrvanović (1939- ) (three stamps each), and issued by Yugoslavia on October 25, 1977, Scott Nos. 1348-53.

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Samoan chief and wife dressing traditional Samoan costumes, issued for use in Western Samoa on August 7, 1935:

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Here are images of two stamps depicting women in traditional regional costumes of, respectively, Djerba and Gabès, designed by Jellal Ben Abdallah (1921- ), printed by photogravure (Courvoisier, S.A.), and issued by Tunisia as part of a set of five stamps publicizing EXPO '67 in Montreal, Canada, Scott Nos. 470 & 471.

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Here are images of the three stamps in a set depicting costumed performers of various traditional Southern Asian dances (tarian), printed by lithography, and issued by Malaysia on April 9, 2005, Scott Nos. 1016-18.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting masked entertainers, designed and engraved by Georges Bétemps (1921-1992), and issued by France on July 10, 1976 to publicize the annual Fête des Tuileries summer festival, Paris, Scott No. 1491, Y&T No. 1888.

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Ozila dancers, designed and engraved by Cécile Guillame and issued by Cameroon on October 19, 1970:

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Beadwork, issued for use in Transkei on May 22, 1987:

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