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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 17:52

Siwa Head and Body Coverings (Egypt)

In the Siwa oasis, in the Western desert of Egypt, women used to wear two types of embroidered head and body coverings. The first type is a black bridal cover and is called a troket. The second is a large head and body covering worn by married women.