A wedding-veil (?);* made of Damascus silk; rectangle of black silk with gold geometric pattern with red stripe along each side; black braided tassels wrapped with gold metallic thread along opposing sides. * donor information
- 1880s (donor information)
- Found/Acquired: Baghdad
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Baghdad)
- Length: 122 centimetres
- Width: 130 centimetres
Worn by Shammar Bedouins.
Not on display
Bought by the donor in Baghdad in 1950.
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Object reference number: RRM185280
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