Typical  Syrian village women’s dresses, favorite of  the Bedouin women and nomadic tribes. Kurdish women who lived in Christian Armenian areas did wear these dresses. These dresses were also worn by Muslim women living in Muslim areas in Lebanon such as Saida, Sour, Tripoli, Beirut, Bekaa, Baalbeck, etc.

Typical Syrian village women’s dresses, favorite of the Bedouin women and nomadic tribes.

I have one I scored at an antique mall in Pomona... Rare find. I was super lucky.

The Invisible Mother. ‘This was a practice where the mother, often disguised or hiding, often under a spread, holds her baby tightly for the photographer to insure a sharply focused image.

Burka

kvetchlandia: “ John Gutmann Two Muslim Women on a Monsoon Swept Street, Calcutta, India 1945 ”

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