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Traditional clothing​ 

The traditional female uniform consists of the Golden Crown, inherited from the past ...

The crown is a textile strip of black wool and called Issaba, it is one and a half meter long and about 25 cm wide, it folds in half and surrounds the head in a circle and is tied behind the head.

The front is embellished with red corals and round gold coins that are called Mahboob, it is a modified palm disc-shaped covered with black velvet cloth,  called Ghouli, it reaches 20 cm in height, and covers more than 200 pieces of precious stones and gold (Mahboob, Jomaine, Achari, precious Pearl) and a small gold silver chain below the crown.