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Afghanistan Woman Wearing Blue Silk Burqa Over Pajami (Side View)

Afghanistan Woman Wearing Blue Silk Burqa Over Pajami (Side View)

Doll from Afghanistan wearing full burqa. The Afghan burqa (burka) is an outer garment designed to cover a woman's body. The full Afghan chadri has a small mesh area in the veil so the woman can see. The burqa in this photo is blue, with embroidery on the cap and veil. Women wear pajamis (tunic and trousers) under the burqa. The back of the burqa is usually pleated. This figure stands 11 inches (28 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Adult, Afghanistan, Cloth, Female, Hat, Middle East, Stuffed
Keywords: Afghan, Afghanistan, All_Afghan_Doll, Islamic, Middle East, Muslim, burqa, doll, embroidery, embroidery, female, lady, pajami, pleats, silk, woman, yarn
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 18
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 22969