Palestinian costume

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University of Texas Press, 1989 - Design - 288 pages
Shows and describes the traditional clothing worn by Palestinian villagers, discusses regional styles and looks at the social and symbolic aspects of costume

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Palestinian costume

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The product of over 20 years of serious research, this lavishly illustrated work discusses Palestinian textiles and men's and women's dress during the 30-year period of British rule prior to 1948 ... Read full review

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Shelagh Weir, former curator for Middle East Ethnography at the Museum of Mankind (British Museum), organized major exhibitions of Palestinian costumes and textiles at the museum. She is the most prominent specialist in Palestinian costumes and embroidery and the author of numerous books.

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