Bahrain National Costume Dolls (02)
Matching pair of dolls wearing traditional formal winter dress of Bahrain. This type of doll is made in India but dressed to represent the arab Kingdom of Bahrain, an island country in the Persian Gulf. The male is wearing a cloak or bisht for formal occasions over a black shirt and trousers. The headscarf called ghutra is held in place by the agal, a thick double black cord. The female is wearing a black cloak called abaya over western style clothing. A veil covers her face. Size around 30 cm.