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“Great Dress” (berberisca or l-kêswa l-kbira)
Fez, Morocco
Late 19th – early 20th century
Silk velvet, couched gilt metal cords and braided ribbons
Gift of Perla Ben-Soussan, France, in memory of her mother, Rahma Israel née Boutbul, wife of Eliyahu Israel
Gift of Armand Amselem, Toulouse
Accession number: B66.07.1099, B66.07.1551, B71.0267, B79.0460


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

Exhibitions:
Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery, 11/03/2014 - 07/03/2015


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