Moroccan wedding dress, 19/20th century
Description: This elaborate eight-piece costume is an example of the traditional festive dress of Moroccan Jewish women, worn by brides and at other celebrations. It is probably based on medieval Spanish Jewish costume, with its origins usually traced to the 15th century Spanish vertugada (hoop skirt, known as a "farthingale" in England).
Date: 19/20th century
Persistent URL: digital.cjh.org/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=367849
Repository: Yeshiva University Museum, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Call Number: 1977.160
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