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National dresses from Yemen

Despite the passage of time, in most area Yemeni continue to wear their traditional costumes, to which only a few modern improvements have been made. While these costumes, which are practical and made to last, are an enduring symbol of the past.Yemeni dress is a simple feature but with beautiful color and decorative design reflecting the roots of it. Since ancient times Yemeni people have used to put on dresses as a protection for the body. They used to make it with cotton and silk materials to protect the body from the heat or the cool of the weather.

Teacher: Hunaida Yehya, Arwa School, Yemen