Egyptian Postcard C1940s Woman Wearing A Burka And Arousa El Burka
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Egyptian Postcard C1940s Woman Wearing A Burka And Arousa El Burka:
Offered here is a c1940s Egyptian postcard featuring a woman wearing a burka with an arousa el burka. The burka is the full body garment worn by most Muslim women. This image also has the Arousa el burka. This piece was once part of a burka-veil and was worn on the nose, tied between the headband of the burka and the piece of textile covering the face. The postcard is on heavy stock paper with Egyptian and Englsih lettering. Photo by G Lekegian of Cairo. Some light discoloration on the front.