Gown (riga ‘yar madaka’) large oblong body with slightly flared sleeves composed of 35 segments of machine woven damask bleached white sewn together. The front of the gown has the traditional two knife pattern around the neck but the rest of the front body panel is decorated with spirals and blocks of geometric embroidery The back of the garment is also heavily decorated with a large embroidered spiral. All of the decoration both front and back, is in varying shades of dyed beige silk. The sleeves are hemmed and the base of the garment is unhemmed.
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