Dress made of silk, with couched embroidery on yoke, chest panel, sleeves and skirt.
- Length: 139 centimetres
- Width: 138 centimetres
Text from Weir 2006:48: Dress 'thob', Deir Terif, near Jaffa, 1930s-1940s. The ribbed silk fabric 'kermesot' is decorated with couching in silk cord and metallic threads filled with satin stitch. The techniques and patterns originated in Bethlehem, but have a unique character all of thier own.
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Object reference number: RRM188312
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