JUXTAPOSITION Female Head Coverings, Yemen

Kennedy, S. S. J.
March 1983
Ornament;Mar83, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p34
The author reflects on different public styles of head coverings for women in Yemen. The author presents a juxtaposition of the head coverings worn by different women and how those styles become identifiable and specific in every village. The author was able to find out that the only factor that marks the difference of the style is the age of the person wearing it. The author poses questions regarding the origin and the customary reasons of the Yemenians on wearing head coverings.


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