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    Dress made of silk, with couched embroidery on yoke, chest panel, sleeves and skirt.

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    • Length: 139 centimetres
    • Width: 138 centimetres
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    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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Embroidered dress made of textile (cotton), thread (silk), cord.


Embroidered dress made of textile (cotton), thread (silk), cord.

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Object reference number: RRM188312

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