A tiara for married Jewish women in the Dades Valley (Morocco).
A tiara made up of a wool band decorated with moulded silver elements, coins, enamelled silver plates and coloured pearls. It is worn for the first time on the wedding day and then becomes a traditional hairstyle for married Jewish women in the Dades Valley (Morocco).
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