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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Woman's bridal coat made of red satin.

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 142 centimetres
    • Width: 159 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Text from Weir 1994: 257: Man's coat 'qumbaz' or 'hidim'. The type of coat, of red 'atlas' material, worn by Beit Dajan brides on their bodies during the wedding day procession.

  • Bibliography

    • Weir 1989 p.257 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited: 1989-1991, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Palestinian Costume'

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


Coat made of satin.  group 2 coats  Coat made of textile (silk like).

Coat made of satin. group 2 coats Coat made of textile (silk like).

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