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Boubou clothing originated from people from the 13th century Mali. Muslim people were this clothing. Boubou clothing has three peices: a pair of tie up trousers that narrow towards the ankles, a long sleeved shirt and a wide gown over it all.
The Boubou is usually decorated with embroidery and is worn on special religious or cerimonial occasions, for example Eid, weddings, funerals or for attending mosque for Friday prayer.


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This is Boubou clothing.
Citation: http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/d/d8/150px-Olusegun_obasanjo_nigeria.jpg

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This is Boubou clothing for women.
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