Female Festive Costume

Late 18th — early 19th century

Brocade, galloon, gold lace

Brocade, metal fringe

Gold embroidery on velvet, strung mother of pearl and pearls, colored glass, foil, metal fringe, silk ribbons

Qanawat Veil
Silk, gold threads, weaving

An important item of women’s clothing was the shugai, an outer garment with long sleeves and a large collar (or no collar), divided in two parts at the waist or below the breast, with pleats below the dividing line.

Shugais were festive cloths and made of expensive fabrics (damask, velvet, brocade) and decorated with ribbons, gold galloon and fringe.

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