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Waistcoat, twill(?) 20th century. Silver-grey, striped yellow and brown. Sleeveless. Worn by Kurdish chiefs in Shaklawa, north of Arbil division of Mesopotamia, 1919. Part of complete costume presented.



1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  waistcoat
object name:  waistcoat

Iraq; Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Iraq 
Date made
circa 1919
Additional date information
circa 1919 
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Kurdish 

overall: 620 mm x 460 mm x 5 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 620 mm x 460 mm x 5 mm

donor:  Bradshaw, John Richard L.  Undefined - 1960-03-16

Related objects
associated object:  shoe (clothing: footwear) (object-38281)
associated object:  kerchief (object-38562)
associated object:  hat (clothing: headwear) (object-38887)
associated object:  shoe (clothing: footwear) (object-38950)
associated object:  kerchief (object-40161)
associated object:  sock (object-40682)
associated object:  sock (object-40683)
associated object:  scarf (object-40891)
waistcloth (object-41609)
waistcloth (object-41610)
undercoat (object-42726)
shirt (clothing: outerwear) (object-42271)
scarf (object-42433)
coat (clothing: outerwear) (object-42727)
trousers (clothing: outerwear) (object-41846)
Related subjects
maker or user: Kurdish
object name: waistcoats

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2018-03-20 by XGVIEWS

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