Veiled for the journey to her husband’s home, a Berber virgin bride wears a traditional silk head covering and a necklace of silver pendants and amber beads. Berber women often choose their own husbands −a rarity in the Muslim world − and they never veil their faces except at marriage.


  • Title: Veiled Berber Bride
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1991
  • Location: Morocco
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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