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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 cloak is known as a 'bisht', it is an overcoat that was made of locally-woven wool.
|Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.|
|Production Period:||20th Century|
|Medium:||Woven brown wool and silk broadcloth with gold metal thread design.|
|Place of Origin:||Palestine|