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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1986M112.158
Collection:Applied Art - Costume
Date:1910 - 1920

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 example from the collection is a bonnet style padded hat, worn by women. It is made from purple linen with two cotton ties attached at the front and has three rows of metal couching pattern, with cross stitch in yellow cotton.

Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.

Further Information

Production Period:20th Century
School/Style:Palestinian
Medium:Purple linen, yellow silk cross stitch and metal couching.
Material(s):Silk velvet
Place of Origin:Palestine