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Woman's head-dress (shatweh) made of red and green cloth (felt), embroidered in yellow and blue and embellished with red beads and with rows of metal coins attached to the front. The headdress has a chin chain with a large coin token in the middle.
Height: 13 centimetres
Width: 17 centimetres (at base)
Depth: 15 centimetres (excl. coins)
- Curator's comments
Datasheets: Prior to 1940s?
The "shatweh" was only worn by married women and widows in the Jerusalem - Bethlehem area of Palestine. See Shelagh Weir, Palestinian Costume (London: BMP, 1989), pp.178-179.
- Not on display
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- Middle East
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