the morning, you would wake up in a house made of sun-dried bricks. If you were
a boy, you would probably dress like your dad. You would wear baggy cotton trousers,
with a long cotton shirt. You would wear a wide sash around your waist and a
skullcap on your head. If you were a man, you would wear a turban over top of
your skullcap. You would take your turban off when you worked in the fields.
If you were a girl, you would dress like your mother. You would wear a long,
loose shirt or a high bodice dress with a swirling skirt over your trousers.
Then you would drape a wide shawl over your head and put on jewelry. Jewelry
is collected as a form of family wealth. Women in the villages seldom wear a