Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
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

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