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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1986M112.113
Collection:Applied Art - Costume
Date:1920 c - 1920 c

Notes

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.

Further Information

Production Period:20th Century
School/Style:Palestinian
Medium:Gold and black brocade, metal, coral, beads, with cream, black, green and red embroidery.
Material(s):Bead
Place of Origin:Palestine / Yemen

Dimensions

Height:38 cm
Width:23 cm