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Les coquettes
novembre 2004
Au Royaume du Voile
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Mauritanian women and especially women Moorish know and love to be beautiful under the veil. The manners of women make them Mauritanian oasis of femininity. Under the melafa which comes through a thousand designs, colors and materials in the galleries of maelemes (makers of henna), they are adorned with arabesques of henna on the hands and feet ... despite all the cultural upheavals faced by Mauritania, girls remain faithful to the traditions. They dress the same veil melefhe in Hassanya, their mothers, dreaming of shoes out of the last cargo from Dubai ...