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Commission a Portrait painting - Oil on Linen - Coba Beukman
Custom Portrait Painting Commissions - Oil on Linen -Courage. Contrary to the turban worn by Vermeer's girl with a pearl earring, the headpiece worn by the Akha woman is a symbol of her tradition, in a culture where tradition is fast giving way to westernization. Though my goal is not to draw attention to the head covering itself for its original cultural significance and purpose, but rather what it allegorically represents to me; a conservative worldview, in resistance to worldliness and secularism.