Woman's dress - ROM2008_10042_41

ROM2008_10042_41

Woman's dress

Maker: Palestinian culture
Medium:Bast fibre (perhaps linen) tabby embroidered with silk
Geography: Made in Syria, used in Jerusalem, Israel
Date: c. 1850
Dimensions:
131 x 130 cm
Object number: 946.7.20
Credit Line: Gift from the Estate of William Holman Hunt
Not on view
DescriptionThis woman's dress is made of coarse bast fibre (perhaps linen) tabby and is straight-cut with horizontal neck opening, vertical gusset and a slightly flaring skirt. It is embroidered in red, blue, black, yellow and green silks along hem and part way up skirt seams with stylized flower motifs above a geometric border.
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