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Practical Garb and Footgear
Fire Worshipper of Yezd

PRACTICAL GARB AND FOOTGEAR

FIRE WORSHIPPER OF YEZD

The long cloak serves as a protection from the sun, and in his cotton "givas," not unlike modern bathing-shoes, he traverses the hot Persian plains in comparative comfort Despite the endless persecution of Zoroastrian by Mussulman, the Parsis, followers of the old national faith of Persia, have through industry and intelligence become a wealthy community