Woman's Outfit – A Special Exhibit // Closed exhibition
Updated: Oct 26, 2021
Women's clothing set, Baghdad, early 20th century, brocade silk, lace and tulle, local Ottoman slat (tel) embroidery. Malka Navon's donation in memory of her aunt Chatun Baruch Yehuda Shua
Curator: Orly Baher Levy
An early 20th century outfit that belonged to Khatun Barukh Shua, a member of an affluent family from Baghdad. This item is an example of the clothing worn by Jewish elite in Baghdad and also reflects the various culturs to which the were exposed: local Ottoman tinsel (tel), embroidery, a rich weave from the Far East and European pattern.
Donated by Malka Navon