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Forehead ornament(swalf), used to conceal the hair
Rabat, Morocco
Early 20th century
Velvet adorned with gilt ribbons, silk thread braids and strips embroidered with silk thread
Band: L: 37; W: 13 cm
Silk threads: L: 45 cm
Purchased through the gift of Joseph Boxenbaum, Herzliya
Accession number: B77.0005


From the Israel Museum publications:
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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