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In central Bukhara we came across this unusual sight - a young woman walking along holding up a veil.
I needed to check my journal for the explanation:
After being married the bride is provided 6 different outfits by the groom's family to be worn, one a day for each of 6 days. The mother-in-law escorts the lucky bride around town showing her off. You can see the mother-in-law in the WS.

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Additional Photos by Ian Fegent (ifege) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3903 W: 102 N: 11282] (47069)
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