Dress, Saudi Arabia. Very loose fitting, ankle length dress with wide, long sleeves. Decorated with wide bands of Indian silk in pink, green and orange (known locally as buski). Further decorated with geometrical bands in floss silk (orange, yellow, mauve, pink and peacock blue), with Cretan, open chain, fly and threaded fly, buttonhole stitches. Thread button hole around the sleeves. Purchased in the main Riyadh souk, 1980.