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Chin Chain

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1986M112.121
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 chin chain would have been worn by both men and women, suspended from the sides of a tall hat.

Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.

Further Information

Production Period:20th Century
School/Style:Palestinian
Medium:Metal.
Material(s):Metal
Place of Origin:Palestine

Dimensions

Height:50 cm