Woman's draped, concealing garment.
A haik (pl. hiyak ) is a simple, traditional outdoor costume of Moroccan townswomen, worn at the turn of the twentieth century, made of either fine white or coarse lumpy wool, a mixture of silk and wool, or simply cotton. Hiyak are white, with the exception of the black haik of Taroudant, and measure about 5 by 1.6 meters. The haik drapes the woman from head to foot with only the eyes showing.
See also clothing.
Besancenot, Jean. Costumes of Morocco, translated by Caroline Stone. London and New York: Kegan Paul, 1990.
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