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Pair of Boots

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1986M112.145
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.

Whilst headdresses had a noble associations, footwear was considered unclean and was always removed before entering a house or mosque, whilst headwear was kept on.

Presented as part of the Southall Collection, 1985.

Further Information

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

Dimensions

Height:24 cm