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National pieces of clothing in Greater Middle East

Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:39 am
by sofiya
Gulf States - Similar to Saudi Arabia; these states have elaborate women's dresses known as Thobe al-Nashal.
Israel - Tembel hat, Biblical sandals, Jewish religious clothing: Rekel, Bekishe, Kippah, Tichel.
Iran - Kurta, Pajama, dark-colored Sherwani, Turban, Chador, Giveh, Galesh
Iraq - Assyrian clothing, Keffiyeh, Bisht
Jordan - Keffiyeh, Royal Guard costume.
Lebanon - Tantour
Kurdistan - Sirwal (pants), Kurdish clothing.
Palestine - Keffiyeh, Taqiyah (cap), Palestinian costumes.
Saudi Arabia - Thawb, Ghutrah, Agal, Bisht, Abaya
Turkey - Fez, Kaftan, Shalvar .
Yemen - Similar to Saudi Arabia, but with the addition of an ornate jambiya, an izaar and leather bandoliers for the men's costume.

Keffiyeh, the traditional clothing in Iraq, Jordan and Palestine
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Chador, the traditional clothing in Iran
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Assyrian clothing
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