Woman's dress (thawb) - ROM2008_10042_48

ROM2008_10042_48

Woman's dress (thawb)

Maker: Palestinian
Medium:Linen tabby embroidered in silk
Geography: Region of Hebron, Israel
Date: 19th century
Dimensions:
142 x 155 cm
Object number: 911X32.6
Not on view
DescriptionThis woman's dress is straight cut with a flaring skirt, circular neck opening and applied yoke with vertical split. Sleeves are straight at the top with insert panel stripped in yellow, white and violet and are angled at the bottom, terminating at the long pendant point. The yoke is embroidered in cross stitch in coloured silks, mainly red, with chevrons and losenges. There is also a band of stylized flowers up each side.
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