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Hejazi turban

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Hejazi turban

The Hejazi turban (Arabic: عمامة) is a type of scarf headdress native to the region of Hejaz.


The most well-known version is the orange two-wrap turban or white-colored one, worn by the Ulama and Imam of the holy mosques, scholars and merchants. Nowadays, the orange turbans are more common for folkloric purposes, or as a representation of the Arabic Hejazi cultural dress., also called the Ghabbana (Arabic: غبانة) is commonly worn by artisans (people of professions), craftsmen, and the common people in the old districts such as Oulad al-Hara and the Ummdah.

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