The perfect dress is orange

In rural areas, Baskeet women are very fond of orange dresses. On market days, women with orange dresses (all in the same cut) are all over the place.

Orange dresses on the Laska Thursday market

Orange dresses on the Laska Thursday market

Orange dresses are often combined with an equally colourful yellow or lime-green top (see, for instance, the photo on the Baskeet DVD cover).

Can you spot the orange dress on this picture (Click to enlarge)?

Orange spot in lush green environment

Orange spot in lush green environment

Are there any other areas in South Ethiopia where orange dresses are as much liked as in Baskeet? Does anyone have an idea where the dresses are produced? Comments are very welcome.

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