Wedding dress (embroidered; with tassels) known in Arabic as a 'jillayeh', made of textile (silk, linen, velvet), sequins, beads, thread.
- Made in: Palestine
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Palestine (Historic))
- Length: 135 centimetres
- Width: 94 centimetres
Text from Weir 2006:46: Coat dress 'Jillayeh, Beit Dajan, near Jaffa, c.1920. This was the best part of a bride's trousseau until after the First World War. The opening in the front of the skirt is patched with maroon, orange and green taffeta 'heremzi' and decorated with sequins. the yoke is of satin 'atlas', edged with zigzag applique 'tishrimeh', with a patch of luxury velvet.
Not on display
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Object reference number: RRM188937
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