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|Collection:||Applied Art - Costume|
|Date:||1920 c - 1920 c|
The Southall Collection is a major collection of Palestinian Dress dating from 1900-1930. It includes garments and accessories worn by nomadic Bedouin people as well as men, women and children living in Ramallah and Bethlehem.
This woman's hood is made of gold brocade with circular amulets stitched around the edge.
|Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.|
|Production Period:||20th Century|
|Medium:||Gold and black brocade, metal, coral, beads, with cream, black, green and red embroidery.|
|Place of Origin:||Palestine / Yemen|