EGYPT. Tob or sebleh, wide garment for women. The material employed for this garment is usually a cotton fabric dyed blue. The only ornamentation is edging around opening for the neck and over breast-slit with coarse floss-silk stitching. Wealthy women wear black cotton garments interwoven with silk stripes, or also taffeta and watered-silk garments. Tob shaped garments are worn between Egypt and Mesopotamia.