Veiled, Unveiled! The Headscarf

18 October 2018–26 February 2019

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Veiled, Unveiled! The Headscarf

Just a piece of cloth but laden with countless facets of meaning is causing a stir: the headscarf used by devout Muslim women to cover their head, their face, and occasionally their whole body. The religious duty of women to cover their head has been part of European culture for centuries, though. Its story begins with early Christianity and has remained a vibrant issue to this day.

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