Black and navy cotton dress with densely embroidered chest, skirt and side panels. The dress is made up of one or two embroidered Palestinian dresses that were re-fashioned into a Western style dress in London. Navy blue cotton sleeves, bodice and zipper (on the back) were added later.
- 1971 (Dress was re-fashioned in London)
- Length: 132 centimetres
- Width: 97 centimetres (hem)
- Length: 71 centimetres (sleeves)
Brought in for opinion as a potential acquisition in 2009 and deposited 31/10/09 (Deposit no: 770).
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Object reference number: RRM41607
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