Syria traditional clothing dresses folk Quteife Weiss-Armush

Winged sleeves covered with extremely fine silk embroidery and geometric patterns along front skirts decorate dresses from Quteife. The drawing is by Syrian artist Ziad Zofari.

Most dresses in this style are red - the most significant and powerful color, one associated with life and death, with fire and the power of the son, with blood and vitality.