Three Andalusian Women

Three Andalusian Women


Three women are shown, two in tunics and one in a sheer chemise and "underpants". Two have henna'ed fingers and palms.

Two of the women wear opaque tunics, one light blue, one pink. The tunics have round necklines and long sleeves with deep cuffs, while the hems are so long the garments pool over their feet. They appear to be made of a very supple fabric and are worn unbelted. Narrow black shoes or slippers with pointed toes appear to be poking beyond their hems. One woman wears a long sheer veil down to her waist that leaves her face unencumbered, held in place by a patterned filet, a short necklace of multicolored beads, and fully henna'ed hands. The other woman plays an oud. Her pink tunic is much like the light blue one. On her head is a dark woven cloth with stripes near its fringed ends, also held in place by a striped filet. Her hands appear to be un-henna'ed and she doesn't seem to be wearing jewelry.

The third woman wears a very sheer chemise. It has some kind of decoration on each shoulder (partially rubbed off on her right) and possibly some zig-zag decoration around the round neckline which is fastened by a thin tie at the center front. Her ankle-length sheer pants have a visible multi-colored drawstring dangling between her knees. On her head she wears a patterned kerchief or coif. She has a heavy gold bracelet on each wrist, and a necklace that appears to be made of gold balls. She also has large circular earrings.

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