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foulard

[fu̇′lärd]
(textiles)
Lightweight twill, often printed in a small pattern; originally silk, but frequently woven of rayon, wool, cotton, or nylon.
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s religieuse de Machhad au nord-ouest de l'Iran, est montA@e sur un bloc de pierre en agitant un foulard blanc pour montrer que mA me les religieuses soutiennent leurs compatriotes qui dA@noncent le port obligatoire du voile.
Contrary to the foulard application, it is not necessary to subsequently remove surplus fluid using squeezing or knife-edge methods, as the exact fluid quantity to be applied can be determined in advance.
Avec le 11 septembre 2001, l'hostilite au << foulard islamique >> redouble et, apres le rapport d'une commission dite << Commission Stasi >> nommee par le president de la Republique Jacques Chirac, cette hostilite aboutit a la loi du 15 mars 2004 (significativement appelee << loi de laicite >>) qui interdit le port de signes religieux << ostensibles >> a l'ecole publique.
2006) << Le foulard de la dispute >> Cahiers du Genre, hors serie 200, Feminisme.
The girls' crime was to wear foulards islamiques (Islamic headdress) to school.
Within the Sferra offerings is the Haberdashery Collection, which features silky Italian-spun Egyptian cotton sheeting in rich yarn-dyed herringbones and foulards in earthy tones.
Customs Department decided it was inaccurate to label Como's silk foulards "Made in Italy" because the transformation of the raw materials was not--by Customs' definition- -substantial enough to merit this label.
I have enough dress shirts to wear a different one every day for four weeks and probably 200 neckties: solids, regimental stripes, paisleys, foulards and raffish woven wools.
The largest and most interesting body of evidence on veiling relates to the famous foulards affair of October 1989, when three girls of North African descent were barred by a headmaster from attending their secondary school in Creil on the grounds that the headscarf was a provocative religious symbol in breach of the laws protecting the secularism of state education.
Though more women are wearing Muslim headscarves on the streets of Istanbul these days, the somber foulards were virtually absent among festival audiences, who sat through "Crash" and "Kama Sutra" without a murmur.
at last lifted to the level of the epiphanic; and here was the shameful faggot body, at last transfigured and glorified, an assemblage of fantasy images, fetishistic detail: the soldier-short hair, the silk foulards, the pulsing maleness of an Adam's apple.