"thank you all for your kind comments
i have to start first with what i couldnt understand the first moment i had both of the dresses in hand. i know them from fotos, books,documentary ..... but the first moment i had the both dark dresses, and…"
"Hi Ait,Love this dress especially the embroidery, Peter comments on the shine of the cotton, but I do think it is silk, because also in Ethiopia, the national dress of the Hadarre ladies (Harrar town) do have a very simular wear, with the…"
"thank you all.
it is with thin silver sheet but it doesnt look silver, the red hat and other cloth are with silver
Please see page 136 of Marjorie Ransom book the tunic is cotton with , silver and silk thread embroidry from Northern Tihamma"
Thank you! My photo was for a fashion shoot so the earring is upside down. I'll be adding photos soon. Some are digital but most are "photographs" since I've been collecting a long time and need to be converted to disc.