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A Tunisian Wedding

For two weeks in August 2008, I returned to Tunisia for Zina’s elaborate wedding and to visit friends and places I had reminisced about for the past two years. I took the long multi-carrier journey from New York City to Gabés in the south of Tunisia for the wedding, and then traveled up along the […]

foutas…a little history

I became familiar with foutas after living in Tunis, Tunisia for a year while studying Roman mosaics on a Fulbright scholarship.  I befriended Tunisian architects with whom I am very close, and they introduced me to the foutas.  I realized that these towels were ubiquitous and used throughout the household and beyond.  While walking through […]