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Jerusalem – Thawb Itafi Jerusalem – Thawb Itafi, front

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TIRAZ widad kawar home for arab dress

TIRAZ widad kawar home for arab dress
Amman, Jordan

The style of Bethlehem embroidery influenced all the villages around Jerusalem, however each village used its own fabric, which was mainly hand-woven silk, imported from Syria. The yellow and black striped silk used in this dress gives it its name, Itafi. It was used in the villages north of Jerusalem.

Details

  • Title: Jerusalem – Thawb Itafi Jerusalem – Thawb Itafi, front
  • Creator: unknown, unknown
  • Date Created: 1925
  • Physical Dimensions: 150 cm x 146 cm, 150 cm x 146 cm
  • Type: Dress, Dress
  • Medium: Synthetic, Synthetic

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