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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 woman's robe is made of cream linen and is decorated with embroidered amulet shapes.
|Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.|
|Production Period:||20th Century|
|Medium:||Heavy hand woven cream linen, printed cotton, cross stitch and satin stitch.|
|Place of Origin:||Palestine / Syria|