Part 1-4.)Marji is involved with her cultural issues because her society and parents ask her to. Marji does not yet fully understand why certain traditions are held. She often asks about her heritage and tries to understand their foundation but she is still very young and is expected to carry out these traditions nevertheless. In this image, a young woman is wearing a Hijab, of which Marji is required to wear as well.
Woman's 'fes' (cap), adorned with metallic thread embroidery and sequins. Probably from Albania, late-Ottoman era, second half of 19th century. (Met Museum, N.Y.).
Woman's 'fes' (cap), adorned with pearls and metallic sequins. Recent Crimean work (2010s) in late-Ottoman style.