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Iranian nomad clothing in dusty tans, yellows, and reddish-browns. It has a head scarf, the same bodice-like jacket, and a skirt with a tunic and tight sleeves.

Woman spinning wool, Northwest Africa ca. 1895

Woman spinning wool, Northwest Africa ca. 1895 [note pair of fibula brooch pins holding the shawl on her shoulders, reminiscent of bronze and iron-age styles of clothing: untailored wraps of woven textiles traditional in biblical lands)

Appears to be two young girls spinning flax --using drop spindle and distaff.

Why does this look like a picture of little vampire girls spinning and looking creepy?

A woman yak herder

A woman yak herder, wearing a red & turquoise head-dress, spins yak wool whilst watching the herd. By Brian & Cherry Alexander Photography.

М.А. Врубель - Демон летящий (фрагмент)

М.А. Врубель - Демон летящий (фрагмент)

Alcaraz-Albacete.1917.Dos mujeres en la puerta de su casa,una de ellas,hilando con la rueda.Ftf.Pedro Román Martínez. europeana.eu

Spinning wool on the great wheel. Spain, 1917 Imagen de dos mujeres an la puerta…

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