Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Roosari

  • Rhinoplasty and the roosari from ancient Persia to modern day Iran

    Ryan CohenBoston, Massachusetts, United States “Roosari” is the Farsi term used for a head-covering. The famed Iranian veil is the most conspicuous feature of a modern Iranian woman’s ensemble. Yet, wearing the roosari was not always the norm. Only one generation ago, the country had banned this staple of Iranian wardrobe in the name of…