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In photos: Balochi dress in Oman

This Omani photographer captures the colorful outfits.

العربية

By Sekka Editorial and Adnan Al Baloushi

Through his lens, Omani photographer Adnan Al Baloushi captures five varieties of Balochi dress as it is worn in Oman. Each photo is followed by a brief description of the dress depicted by him.

The Jalar Dress. This dress is handmade and expensive. Image: Courtesy of Adnan Al Baloushi.
The Balochi Ward Makeena Dress. This dress derives its name from the embroidered flowers that feature on it, and the fact that it is machine-made. Image: Courtesy of Adnan Al Baloushi
The Kanj Dotsh Dress (also known as the Siyah Dotsh Dress). It is likewise handmade and expensive. Image: Courtesy of Adnan Al Baloushi.
The Barka Jeek Dress (Regular). Image: Courtesy of Adnan Al Baloushi.
The Barka Jeek Dress (Modernized). This dress features modern additions to the original version of the dress photographed above. Image: Courtesy of Adnan Al Baloushi.

To see more of Adnan Al Baloushi’s photography, visit his page on Instagram.


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