Lithāmah: (Arabic: Lithām: cover, veil or wrapping), refers to a rectangular black cloth of transparent silk, decorated only with a red woven line on the edges. It is simply tied into a knot at the back of the head so that the face is masked at the nose extending to the mid-chest area leaving the eyes exposed. It is worn under (Maghmuq) in public places, possibly to keep the wearer covered when the (Maghmuq) is lifted.