Woman's Outfit – A Special Exhibit // Closed exhibition


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