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Africa

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34 ° 2 ′ N 6 ° 51 ′ W

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Rabat

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36 000 000

the Moroccan caftan


In Morocco, the caftan is very old and deeply rooted in the country's clothing habits. 


It appeared in the 13th century when it was worn by Moroccan royalty. 


His name would be found in the Persian heritage introduced in Morocco and Andalusia by the Muslim conquerors. 

But its evolution and the feminization of this garment made it a different garment from Persian and Ottoman caftans.


It is the ceremonial dress par excellence of Moroccan women during ceremonies (weddings, baptisms, religious festivals). 


Having become very trendy in recent years, it is seen as the successful alliance between the traditional and the modern.


Source: Wikipedia

MOROCCAN BERBER OUTFIT - CHLEUH


Variable from one region to another, and from one tribe to another, the originality of the Berber bride's outfit lies in the specific aspect of the hairstyle and the opulence of the jewels which adorn the whole body. whole. 


Made of cloisonné silver with enamel, amber, pearls or seashells, they are often as voluminous as they are spectacular. 


Draped in a long piece of white cloth, the young bride accumulates headbands, earrings, imposing necklaces skillfully layered on the chest and large silver fibulae. 


Beyond the purely aesthetic aspect of this set hides above all the desire to protect oneself from the evil eye.


Source: Culture Cherifienne

"Since I left my country, my laughter is nothing more than a smile."


Moroccan proverb ♡

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