National Geographic : 1928 Feb
li iatlonal reograpule uOCieiy A HEADDRESS WORN ONLY ON FESTIVE OCCASIONS These caps are richly decorated with embroideries, often in gold or silver thread, and are generally worn with a similarly embroidered silk gown. On the streets Algerian women wear a "fall" veil over the face and a scarflike garment draped over the head and shoulders. Autocnromes uy tervals 'ourtellemont A TIME-HONORED CUSTOM Instead of knife, fork and spoon, theArab diner usually uses his fingers, consequently the hands arelaved both before and after themeal. Children attendants serve theguest with basin and water forthepurpose. On the floor at the right is abrass coffee tray.