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Woman's head adornment and wig (Mêhdor)
Tiznit, Morocco
Early 20th century
Cattle or horse-tail hair and silver wire, twining weave, hammered silver with enamel cloisonné, glass beads, corals, cotton lining
H: 20; W: 27 cm
The Zeyde Schulmann Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B63.10.2514

See photo from the archive.


From the Israel Museum publications:
Müller-Lancet, Aviva, ed., Jewish Life in Morocco, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1973, 1983, Hebrew; French edition: 1986.
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004
The Israel Museum, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005
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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