Thob from the Gaza/ Isdud region

Contributed by Turathuna Bethlehem University on 21.07.2006:

This dress is made of Majdal woven cotton material with orange, purple and green stipes of silk and cotton; this material is known as abu hizz ahmar. There are 'cypress tree' (saru) and 'arch' patterns. The patterns between the 'arches' are 'cushions' (mehkeddah) and 'combs' (mushut<(...)

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