The shape of Bedouin Mask changes according to the tribe. Although the Bedouin Woman knows the mask to protect her from men eyes but gradually it convert to be accessories for her. The modern town crawling failed to remove it from the face of Sinai woman from a lot of areas.
In the past the Bedouin woman made pigmentation on the cloth which the tribe. The famous colors of Bedouin woman mask in Sinai is red , orange , brown and white. Description : The Bedouin woman mask composed of piece of cloth embroidered with colorful threads called Wokka that cover the head and ears and tied by two strips. Wokka hangs from it another piece from cloth yellow or red colored rectangular called Gabha which made of strong cloth that fixed on the head and tied from back by robe.Another part called Rashash which composed of group of old coins that tied in strip and fixed in Gabha. Rashrash is heavy weight fixed in the lower part of the mask that pull it and prevent shrinkage and fix the mask. To move by the wind. This Rashrash is different from another one which composed of arrangement of threads of seeds beads with. At the end of Rahrash may have a piece of gold behind the eyes.
Also there are two openings ring shaped and fixed in Gabha. These openings are use to tie the mask with Gabha by metal or silver chain. The mask decorated by gold or silver coins which arranged beside each other and fixed in middle. Of Gabha and hanged lower part passing with nose called Sella.
The Sella is a real wealth because it is the most expensive part in the mask. The Bedouin Woman put in the most parts of the mask all she owns of pure gold and rare coins that make it. In this mask it made from Marmar cloth similar to silk. There are a lot of antique coins more than 150 years ago from Ottoman era Constantinople. This mask has about 100 piece of coins or more.
Rashrash is made of tidy arranged seed beads with different colors (blue , green , orange , red and white). Gabha has 4 piece of coins and two pieces of Fillgri art with unknown stone. This maskis belongs to tribe Bayadia in Sinai.
4 pieces of coins under the eyes at each side. 17 Golden coins in Sella of Ottoman era Constantinople.
The lowest part of the mask has a lot of coins and metal chain in the middle of it. Two unknown stones at the corner of lowest part of the mask may be from desert of Sinai. Long Metal chains beside ears. Two ropes to fix Gabha on Head. Coins : Different sizes and shapes of Ottoman era Constantinople.
(Mohamed Bin Abd El Hameed) different dates. (Sultan Mahmoud Abd El Hameed Khan) different dates. Coinage in Egypt different dates. One piece of coin King First Fouad.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT CANCELLATIONS. Coins : Different sizes and shapes of Ottoman era Constantinople (Mohamed Bin Abd El Hameed) different dates (Sultan Mahmoud Abd El Hameed Khan) different dates Coinage in Egypt different dates One piece of coin King First Fouad Weight : 550 gm.My customers are very important tome. In case of any problem or question · Please. Feel free to contact me and I will do everything I can to make you be satisfied. I check myself each product and sell only the best quality·In case if you are not satisfied with the product. The item "Egypt Real Bedouin Woman Face Mask North Sinai Vintage Coins Tribal Borqa" is in sale since Tuesday, October 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\African\1600-1900". The seller is "wessoo-zoo" and is located in Mansoura.
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