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Al Toub - The national costume for Sudanese women
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The toub is a special dress for women, especially married women. It is worn by women from different tribes and is distinguished by the diversity of its colors, shapes, and even the materials of its manufacture. It is a piece of cloth that is worn over what a woman wears from clothes, the length of the top is four and a half meters

The toub is a special costume for women, especially married women and worn by women of different tribes and is characterized by the diversity of its colors, forms and even the materials of its manufacture, which is a cloth worn on top of the clothes worn by the woman, the length of the top is four and a half meters, and depends on the width of the cloth if it is in the range of 100 - 110 cm is a complete repentance, and is worn in the traditional way to put the longer part of the top on the right side and short from it on the left and then hold the end of the dress from the back, and then pass The top over the left shoulder from the back to the front but from the right side must pass from the bottom of the right hand, while the rest of the top is lifted above the left shoulder and then from the bottom of the left hand, then placed above the head from the back and the rest of the top must be passed to the right side and from the back, and the last step to throw the rest of the top over the left shoulder from the front and then close behind the left shoulder.

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