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With the Al Ain borders quite accessible many traditional styles of dress in this region have already been replaced by mass-produced products from the UAE.  Most women, of varying ages in A’Dhahriah and Buraimi wear the common laysue4, an ankle length dishdasha2 and matching scarf, which is also worn by women all across the Sultanate.  These garments are either store bought or made to order from local tailors. 
Amongst elderly women some traditional costumes are still visible.  These women informed us that in the past they used to wear very plain fabric, often without embroidery on the cuffs and neckline.  The dishdasha has always been worn ankle length in this area.
One signature feature of dress in A’Dhahriah is the head covering, which typically includes a band of embroidery in metallic thread, called esabah21, worn across the forehead. Two scarfs are worn to cover the hair, one is of mid length and has a knot of threads in the center so it can be positioned properly and is called waqayah20. The esabah is worn over the waqayah. Another unique feature is a longer scarf called a galboob22 which is worn instead of an abaya0
Most tribes in the region wear the burqa6 and it is similar in design to the Al Batinah burqa.  There are also Bedouins in A’Dhahiyrah, however their clothing does not vary greatly from non-Bedouin women as in other regions. Unique trouser embroidery, if it existed, is no longer made in this region.  Some elderly women wear trousers with hand-embroidered cuffs with the design similar to the Al Batinah region.  They mostly wear machine made trousers, brought from the UAE.