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Outdoor women's wrap
Baghdad, Iraq

Wrap (izar)
1920
Silk, gilt metal thread tapestry weave
L: 180; W: 206 cm

Face veil (kheliyya)
1920's
Horse hair weave, silver thread band
L: 17; W: 16 cm

Gift of Helene Simon and Hanina Shasha, New York, in memory of their mother Louise Zilkha nee Bashi
Gift of Mazli Nawi, Ramat Gan
Accession number: B79.0241, B68.0697



From the Israel Museum publications:
Artists' Choices, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2010
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

Exhibitions:
Artists' Choices - Yinka Shonibare: Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 26/07/2010 - 08/01/2011
Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery, 11/03/2014 - 07/03/2015


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