- Museum number
Embroidered wedding bodice (part of costume) made of cloth (silk?).
Length: 29 centimetres
Width: 55 centimetres (excl. tassels)
- Curator's comments
- Text from Donations and Purchases Book Volume 9: 'Wedding outfit (coat, bodice and belt/or veil) worn by an Esther Manassah at her wedding in Baghdad circa 1865. E. M was Sephardi Jewish and lived all her life in Baghdad. She was the mother of the donor's father.'
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016 21 May- 20 November, London, BM, 'Courting to Contract: Love and Marriage in Iran'
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number