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|Collection:||Applied Art - Costume|
|Date:||1850 - 1920|
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.
Coats, coat-dresses and dresses were rarely worn without a belt or a girdle such as this one. The way they were worn and the material they were made of were an indicator of status and of regional identity.
|Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.|
|Production Period:||19th/20th Century|
|Medium:||Woven wool and cotton (tablet woven) in dark red, green, black and yellow.|
|Place of Origin:||Palestine|