headcloth

headcloth

(ˈhɛdˌklɒθ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a cloth or kerchief worn on the head
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The tangkulu, a headcloth worn by Bagobo warriors or magani, can display varying shades from chocolate to blood red, depending on the number of lives taken by the wearer.
Her inclined head is draped in a white headcloth, crowned and adorned with a halo.
Little hummingbirds stuck their needle beaks right through her headcloth into her hair and beat their wings.
Finely carved in alabaster, a stone hewn in the quarries of Hatnub in Middle Egypt, the sculpture shows King Amenhotep III seated, wearing the Nemes headdress (a striped headcloth that pharaohs put on), a pleated kilt and a royal beard.
While Christian women wore these blouses with the traditional mundu , the only addition for Muslim women was a piece of headcloth, which never ever covered the face.
The seated figure in Figure 1, reconstructed from pieces now at the Met and at the Rijksmuseum in Leiden, can help us to appreciate this more clearly: It presents a breasted female in feminine costume and jewelry (note the inscribed bracelets on arms and ankles) but wearing the nemes headcloth and uraeus of pharaonic kingship.
There were just the two of them: the elegant Englishman, tall in his blue-grey open-necked shirt and linen jacket, and the shopkeeper: a bit squat, imperfectly shaved in cheap slacks and a shirt from the souk, not the white thobe and headcloth of the local Saudis; one of the ubiquitous Levantine tradesmen, presumably, that littered the Gulf.
Guests come from across Europe as well as from the Arab world, meaning it's not unusual to see male guests in their white gowns and red-and-white headcloth, while their wives remain covered in the black hijab beside the pool.
Clad in the burnous (a woolly overshawl) and the kafia, the Lawrence of Arabia type headcloth, we all looked the part.
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Golomb who argues that stereotyped attributes of the ethnic other are exchanged in healer-patient relations as desperate Buddhist patients may put on Muslim headcloth or Muslim patients want to be fed with pork particularly nicely illustrates this exchange of cultural elements.