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Bridal gown

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Indigo-dyed cloth with green and fuchsia, silk warp stripes: jinna wa har ("heaven and hell" design); T-shaped dress with side gussets, front gussets, front neck yoke, and back hem embroidered in stylized plant forms: on skirt in brown accented with red, orange, blue, and fuchsia; on font...

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Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Luft in Jerusalem in 1977

Credit Line

Gift of Anne-Dote Luft

Palestinian (southwest coastal plain), 1960s

Dimensions

135.89 cm (53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1998.666

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; plain weave embroidered in silk with cross stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes