Figures walking in a landscape

Painting on cotton depicting a rural landscape, church and three figures. The traditional round church is shown on a hillside surrounded by trees. The three figures walk towards the church and village. From left to right: a 'dabtara' in white shorts and tunic carries a prayer stick ('maqwomiya') and a red bag, probably containing a bible or religious book; a bearded Orthodox priest wearing a turban, white trousers, tunic, 'shamma' and black 'kabba' carries a fly whisk, 'yahanib tchar'; and a woman wearing a 'kamis', 'shamma' and 'kabba'.

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