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Woman's head-dress (shatweh) made of cloth (felt) with embroidered floral designs at the back and embellished with red beads and with rows of metal coins attached to the front. The headdress has a chin chain with a coin token in the middle.
Height: 15 centimetres (excl. ear pieces)
Width: 18 centimetres (ear to ear at base)
Depth: 14 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
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