Palestine Costume Archive Newsletter, Winter 2002

RECENT ACQUISITIONS

Donor, long term lender and exhibition acknowledgments

Recent Palestinian costume and textile acquisitions and donations

Recent long term loans to the Palestinian costume and textile collection

Recent costumes and textile acquisitions and donations from other regions of the Middle East

Recent long term loans to other areas of the costume collection

Recent acquisitions to the Archive's research library

RECENT ACQUISITIONS

Recent acquisitions and donations to the Archive's collection include everyday and ceremonial costumes, textiles and accessories from Palestine (pre and post 1948), Iran, Egypt (Sinai Desert and Bahriya Oasis), Egypt (modern urban), Syria (Saraqab, El Sukne and urban), Oman, Yemen, Afghanistan and Libya.

Images of all acquisitions, and further cataloguing and acquisition details, are available from the Archive.

The Archive would like to sincerely thank the following costume collection and research library donors, as well as those who have greatly assisted the Archive in sourcing new acquisitions:

Michael Ladah, Ladah Foundation, USA

The d'Arcys, Canberra

Palestinian Heritage Foundation, New Jersey

Lyn Lowe, Darwin

Iman Irhimeh, Melbourne

Dr Carol Malt, USA

Joy Totah Hilden, San Francisco

 

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden

Michelle Woodward, USA

Palestine Red Crescent Society, Gaza Strip

Sheila Paine, UK

Penny Smith, Melbourne

Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project, West Bank

Dr Fiona Hill, Melbourne

Emilie Faudem, Nuweiba/Jerusalem

Lynneeta Darmody, Melbourne

Women of the Tarabina Bedouin Women's Beading Project, Nuweiba, Egypt

Frans Timmerman, Melbourne

Al Badia Embroidery Project, Beirut, Lebanon

Helena Ling, Melbourne

ARAMCO

Linda Heapy and Kashgar, Sydney

Palestinian Heritage Foundation, NJ, USA

Sally Brokensha, Adelaide

Textile Museum of Washington, USA

Paula Boltman, Melbourne

Anonymous (x 5)

Robbie Bartlett, Melbourne

We would also like to again acknowledge the generosity of our long term lenders, including:

Jehan Rajab, Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait

Neville Black, Sydney

Fay Plamka, Melbourne

Lyn Lowe, Darwin

Chris Stuart, Melbourne

Recent Palestinian costume acquisitions include

Southern Palestine, Negev Desert Thob shinyar panel from lower back of dress mid 20th century cotton with cotton thread Gift of Lyn Lowe, Darwin, 2003

Southern Palestine, Negev Desert Thob shinyar panel from lower back of dress mid 20th century cotton sateen with cotton thread Gift of Lyn Lowe, Darwin, 2003

 

Southern Palestine, Negev Desert Thob shinyar panel from lower back of dress mid 20th century cotton with cotton thread Gift of Lyn Lowe, Darwin, 2003

Assorted political Palestinian pins (7, including Palestinian woman in trad dress waving flag) late 20th century metal with enamel Gift of Iman Irhimeh, Melbourne, 2002

Contemporary T shirt of Palestinian mother and child, MECA, San Francisco - Gift of Joy Totah Hilden, San Francisco, 2002

Southern Palestine, Gaza Majdal striped head cloth mid 20th century - 1967 woven cotton Gift of Hanan and Farah Munayyer, Palestinian Heritage Foundation, New Jersey, 2002

Palestinian Heritage Foundation anniversary function video 2002 - Gift of Hanan and Farah Munayyer, Palestinian Heritage Foundation, New Jersey, 2002

Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project

Cushion 2002

cotton with cotton cross stitch

Gift of the Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project, West Bank, 2002

 

Dura village, West Bank

(made by Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project)

Beaded cap from Dura village 2002

cotton with plastic and metal beads

 

Sumua village, West Bank

(made by Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project)

Cushion - copy of pre 1948 dowry pillow 2002

synthetic fabric with cotton appliques and cotton embroidery

 

Sumua village, West Bank

Short sleeved "6 branch" dress with shaded purple flowers, worn by widows late 20th century

synthetic with shaded cotton cross stitch and crocheted flowers neck ties

acquired for the Archive by the Hebron Poor Women's Embroidery Project, West Bank

 

Syria (made by Palestinian refugees)

Embroidered top (in the Palestinian style with mythological beasts), 1970s

cotton sateen with cotton cross stitch

Gift of Helena Ling, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria (made by Palestinian refugees)

Palestinian refugee "6 branch" dress with machine embroidery, 1970s

Synthetic with cotton thread embroidery

Gift of Helena Ling, Melbourne, 2002

 

Southern Palestine, Married woman's sash or belt c.1970s

pink and blue wool with four paper labels

Gift of anonymous donor, Melbourne, 2002

 

Gaza/Ashdod thob, c.1890s

dyed indigo Majdal fabrics with silk cross stitch

 

Jerusalem ? region "6 Branch" thob qabbeh (chest panel) c.1960-70s

navy polyester with embroidery in perle cotton shaded threads (muwannas)

 

Jaffa region? "Bead net" cap shabakat al-khharaz c.1930s

blue crotchet and beads with tassels

 

Khan Younis (Palestine Red Crescent Society, Al Amal Rehabilitation Centre)

Intifada thob 2001

black linen with silk cross stitch

 

Bethlehem Wedding shawl hirqe c.1870 (this copy made 2001)

linen with silk embroidery and tassels

(commissioned by the Palestine Costume Archive from Al Badia, a Palestinian refugee camp embroidery project in Lebanon)

 

West Bank Political scarf c.1980s

cotton fabric and thread, wool, paint

Gift of Dr Fiona Hall, Melbourne, 2002

Recent long term Palestinian costume loans include

Bethlehem

Wedding dress malak mulmal style, early-mid 20th century

velvet with taffeta panels and silk and metallic couched embroidery

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

Gaza region

Festive dress (Majdal fabric and atlas yoke), early 20th century

indigo dyed linen and cotton with Syrian atlas satin yoke, cotton appliques

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

Negev Desert

Bedouin short sleeve jacket, early-mid 20th century

cotton sateen with cotton appliques and cotton thread cross stitch

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

West Bank

"6 branch" dress with shaded threads and European patterns, 1960s

linen with multicoloured shaded cross stitch

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

West Bank

"6 branch" dress with bird designs, 1960s

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

West Bank

"6 branch" dress with griffin designs on cuffs, 1960s

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

West Bank

Shawal style dress in heavy white linen, 1970s

heavy white linen with cotton cross stitch

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

Made in Jerusalem

Dress in the Palestinian "6 branch" style made by owner's mother, early 1970s

polyester with appliqued braid

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

Acquisitions from other areas of the Middle East include

 

Afghanistan

Cap

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.150)

 

Afghanistan

Cap

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.152)

 

Afghanistan

Cap

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.157)

 

Afghanistan

Refugee camp cap

late 20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.183)

 

Egypt, general

Woman's under headscarf mandiil

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.246)

 

Egypt, northern

Woman's under headscarf mandiil

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.243)

 

Egypt, middle

Woman's under headscarf mandiil

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.245)

 

Egypt, Cairo

Woman's headcovering bonnet

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.233)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Boy's waistcoat 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.6)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Boy's galabiyeh 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.9)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Boy's underwear 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.10)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Man's waistcoat 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.12)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Man's waistcoat 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.17)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Girl's dress 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.18)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Woman's dress 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.20)

 

Egypt, Ababde bedouin, Berenike region

Woman's wrap 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.21)

 

Iran

Woman's skirt shaliteh

19th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.282a)

 

Iran

Woman's jacket arkoloq

19th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.290)

 

Iran

Woman's jacket arkoloq

19th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.179)

 

Iran, Kurdish

Kurdish girl's headscarf (of marriageable age) 

?

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.287)

 

Iran, Kurdish, Mahabad region

Kurdish girl's cap

?

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1999.[558])

 

Iran

Bandras Abbas face veil batula 

late 20th century (?)

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1998.293)

 

Iran

Bandras Abbas face veil burqa 

late 20th century (?)

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 2001.21)

 

Iran

Bandras Abbas face veil burqa 

late 20th century (?)

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 2001.1)

 

Oman, Dofar region (?)

Festive dress

late 20th century

velvet with appliqued gold and silver beads

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number: 1999-299)

 

Yemen, Tihama

Dress

late 20th century

cotton with silver thread applique

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.212)

 

Yemen, Tihama

Dress

late 20th century

cotton with silver thread applique

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.214)

 

Yemen

Embroidered trouser cuffs (various) shirwal mushtaghal

late 20th century

synthetic with metallic embroidery

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection)

 

Yemen, Sana'a

Face veil maghmugh

late 20th century

tie dyed rayon (plangi)

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.188a)

 

Yemen, Sana'a

Face veil maghmugh

late 20th century

tie dyed rayon (plangi)

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.188b)

 

Yemen, Sana'a

Headcovering worn with tie dyed veil

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.205)

 

Yemen, Wadi Dovan style (wedding?)

Woman's dress 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.218)

 

Yemen

Woman's cap 

late 20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 2000.24)

 

Yemen, Sada Region, northern Yemen (?)

Man's cap 

20th century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 1997.208)

 

Yemen

Man's cap (modern)

late 20th century - early 21st century

?

Gift of Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2002 (formally Stichting Textile Research Centre collection - Accession number 2000.90)

 

Libya

Man's traditional suit, c.1970s

trousers and waistcoat of pale blue broadcloth with braid work

Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002

 

Yemen, Sana'a (made in India)

Everyday outdoor modesty wrap sitara

1990s

Indian printed cotton

Gift of Penny Smith, Melbourne, 2002

 

Yemen, Sana'a

Older style everyday face veil maghmugh

1990s

tie dyed rayon (plangi)

Gift of Penny Smith, Melbourne, 2002

 

Yemen

Bracelet 20th century

silver

Gift of Sally Brokensha, Adelaide

 

Yemen

Necklace 20th century

silver and amber

Oman, region unknown

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Sleeveless bedouin wedding dress with appliqued braid, plastic beads, shells, sequins and silver bells c1960s

synthetic with appliqued zigzag braid work, beads, metallic silver sequins, cowrie shells and silver bells, with lime green polyester insert at neck

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Woven, beaded and appliqued bedouin belt worn after giving birth

mid 20th century

woven wool with heavy attached beaded panel, lower edge fringed with beads, with appliqued silver hooks and attachments

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Beaded bedouin chest piece malaba with beaded fringe mid 20th century

plastic beads with synthetic fabric attachment strip at top, covered with appliqued braid

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Beaded bedouin headdress with beaded fringe mid 20th century

plastic beads with synthetic fabric attachment strip at top

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Beaded bedouin face veil burqa or nigaab with rare pressed sliver pieces worn only during the weeks following marriage

mid 20th century

synthetic fabric panel edged with plastic and glass beadwork, appliqued silver sequins and hanging pressed silver pieces, with side beaded strips

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Jabaleya tribe

Bedouin bracelet by Sale'ed from the Jabaleya tribe mid 20th century

pewter

 

Egypt, Bahriya Oasis Everyday shawl mid 20th century

cotton with embroidery

Gift of Lynneeta Darmody, Melbourne, 2002

 

Afghanistan Burqa late 20th century

Black polyester, cotton thread work and machine embroidery

Gift of Linda Heapy, Kashgar, Sydney, 2002

 

Syria Two embroidered table cloths c.1970s

cotton with cotton machine stitching

Gift of anonymous donor, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria, Saraqab village

Everyday embroidered dress for mature women, mid 20th century

cotton sateen with cotton cross stitch

Gift of Helena Ling, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria

Everyday (tourist?) dress mixing several village styles, mid 20th century

cotton sateen with cotton cross stitch

Gift of Helena Ling, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria, El Sukne Oasis

Embroidered skirt

cotton sateen with cotton cross stitch

Gift of Helena Ling, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria, El Sukne Oasis

Embroidered coat c.mid 20th century

cotton satin with silk cross stitch

Acquired with the assistance of Lenore Blackwood, Sydney 2001

 

Syria

Contemporary Western style dress popular in urban and village regions late 20th century

black and white polyesters with plastic trims

Gift of Dr Fiona Hill, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria

Contemporary vest late 20th century

synthetics and cotton with black synthetic braid work

Gift of Dr Fiona Hill, Melbourne, 2002

 

Syria, Mt Hermon

3 triangular cosmetic bags used as wall decorations

c.mid 20th century

textile fragments with applique, braid and silk floss tassels

 

Syria

Bedouin woman's cosmetic bag

20th century

multicoloured cotton weaving with plastic buttons, cotton tassels, plastic coloured and opaque beads, one crystal bead, three tiny silver pieces, woven multicoloured thread cord

 

Syria

Bedouin woman's cosmetic bag

c.mid 20th century

linen with silk embroidery and gold metal braid trim, with silk thread cord strap

Recent long term loans from other regions of the Middle East include

 

Middle East/ Afghanistan(?)

Rug

(acquired 1989)

wool with modern dyes

on long term loan from Lyn Lowe, Darwin

 

Oman, south of Muscat, 200kms

Complete dress set from small village (dress, pants, gauze overdress, head veil)

1998

polyester fabrics, lurex, gauze, cotton, cotton braid, buttons

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Oman, Sinaw (?)

Bedouin face mask burqa

1998

indigo cotton

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Oman, Nizwa

Bedouin face mask burqa

1998

indigo cotton

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Saudi Arabia, Tabuk

Dress (with belt)

1993

velour with cotton and lurex thread embroidery

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Saudi Arabia

Face mask burqa

1993

soft cotton

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Saudi Arabia

Face mask burqa

1993

soft cotton

on long term loan from Chris Stuart, Melbourne

 

Egypt, southern Sinai Desert, Tarabin tribe

Beaded chest piece malaba

c.1960s

"antique" ceramic beads

on long term loan from a bedouin woman of the Tarabin tribe, Nuweiba

 

Egypt

Tourist gallabeya

mustard brown cotton with brown embroidery

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

Egypt

Tourist gallabeya

red velour with gold machine embroidery

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

 

Syria? (acquired Jerusalem)

Circular male cap

velour with gold machine embroidery

(on long term loan from Plamka family, Melbourne)

Recent research library acquisitions include

Books and articles

 

Palestine Human Rights Campaign A People Dispossessed 1982 - Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2003

Jehan Rajab Palestinian Costume KPI London 1989- Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2003

Carol Malt "Museums in Palestine" (document) - Gift of the author, 2003

Eva Sallis and Heather Millar (eds) Australia IS refugees: winning essays and stories 2002: an Australians Against Racism initiative

Australians Against Racism 2002 - Gift of Eva Sallis, Adelaide, 2003

Jehan Rajab Costumes from the Arab World in the Tareq Rajab Museum (Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait) 2002 - Gift of the author, 2003

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood Tutankhamun: textiles and clothing in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Stiching Textile Research Centre, Leiden 1999 - Gift of the author, 2003

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood Tutankhamun's wardrobe: garments from the tomb of Tutankhamon, Cairo Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doon & Co's, Rotterdam 1999 - Gift of the author, 2003

Michael Ladah, Quicksand, oil and dreams: the story of one of five million dispossessed Palestinians, Ladah Foundation, USA - Gift of the author, 2003

Ramallah Handicraft Cooperative, Ramallah Embroidery - photocopy - Gift of Joy Totah Hilden, San Francisco 2002 

Sitti's Secret Aladdin Paperbacks 1997 - Gift of Hanan Munayyer, Palestinian Heritage Foundation, New Jersey, 2002

Karen Armstrong The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam Harper Collins 2001 - Gift of Joan Bowers, Sydney, 2002

Islamic Arts and patronage: treasure from Kuwait Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah, Egypt 1999

An Ocean of Dreams: 43 poems in English and Arabic by Mona Saudi Passeggiata Press, Pueblo Colorado 1999

Rosina Fawzia al Rawi Grandmother's Secrets: the ancient rituals and healing power of belly dancing Interlink Books, New York 1999

(ed Daniel McGowan and Marc Ellis Remembering Deir Yassin: the future of Israel and Palestine Olive Branch Press Interlink Books 1998

(eds) Abdullah Saeed and Shahram Akbarzadeh Muslim communities in Australia UNWS Press, Sydney 2001

The Revival of Palestinian Traditional Heritage Inaash, Beirut, 2001

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood An Introduction to Qajar Era Dress Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden 2002

Gift of Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden General Report December 2001

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden General Report December 2000

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden General Report December 1999

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden Study Centre for Dress of the Islamic World - Catalogue of Items Acquired in 2001 January 2002

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden Study Centre for Dress of the Islamic World - Catalogue of Items Acquired in 2000 January 2001

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden Study Centre for Dress of the Islamic World - Catalogue of Items Acquired in 1999 December 2000

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden Study Centre for Dress of the Islamic World - Catalogue of Items Acquired in 1998 December 2000

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden Study Centre for Dress of the Islamic World - Catalogue of Items Acquired in 1997 December 2000

(Gift of the Stichting Textile Research Centre, Leiden, 2002)

 

Sheila Paine "Shifts of Saraqab" Embroidery Spring 1986 (Gift of Sheila Paine, UK, 2002)

 

Jennifer Scarce Domestic culture in the Middle East National Museums of Scotland 1996 (Gift of Jennifer Scarce, Edinburgh, 2002)-

 

Lalandia Camp Women's Handicraft Co-operative Market Study of Traditional Palestinian embroideries and quilting products Jerusalem 2000 - gift of Kalandia Camp Women's Handicraft Cooperrative

 

Robert Harrold and Phyllida Legg Folk Costumes of the World 1978 UK: Blandford

 

Edna Wark Metal Thread embroidery 1989 Kangaroo Press

 

Jean Besancenot Costumes of Morocco 1990 Kegan Paul International

 

Noces tissees noces brodees: parures et costumes feminins de Tunisie (exhibition catalogue) 1995 Paris: Musee des Arts d'Afrique et d'Oceanie (Gift of Roger Sheen, Maison de Tunisie, Melbourne 2001)

 

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood 1996 Veiled Images (exhibition catalogue) Rotterdam: Syntax Publishers

 

Zeva Amir 1977 Arabesque: Decorative needlework from the Holy Land Masada Press (Gift of Elizabeth Young, 2001)

 

Elisabeth Biasio 1997 Beduinen im Negev: vom Zelt ins Haus (exhibition catalogue) Zurich: Verlag Neue zurcher Zeitung

 

Ali Kazak (ed) 1997 The Jerusalem Question Canberra: General Palestinian Delegation (the Archive has several copies for sale)

 

Textiles Bibliography 2000 (Gift of The Textile Museum, Washington, 2001)

 

Textile Museum Journal 1999-2000 Vols. 38 and 39 (Gift of The Textile Museum, Washington, 2001)

 

Ali H Qleiba Before the mountains disappear: an ethnographic chronicle of the modern Palestinians 1992 (private publication)

Gift of Sue Ryan, Melbourne, 2001

 

Heritage: Newsletter of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation vol.6 no.2 December 2000 (Gift of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation, 2001)

 

Heritage: Newsletter of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation vol.7 no.1 June 2001 (Gift of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation, 2001)

 

John Gillow and Bryan Sentance 1999 World textiles: a visual guide to traditional techniques London: Bullfinch Press

 

Saudi Aramco World vol 52 all issues (Gift of Saudi Aramco, 2001)

Prints

Palestine

Bethlehem street scene - original postcard

c.1910

 

Palestine

Bethlehem bride (hand coloured) - original postcard

c.1910

 

Palestine

Ramallah women grinding - original postcard

c.1910

 

Nine full colour offset prints by Palestinian artist I Shammout.

Published by Office of the Arab League in Tokyo

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Fateh calendar 1979

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

PLO calendar 1978

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Offset b/w poster for film "We are the Palestinians" designed by Frans Timmerman

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Silk screened 3 colour poster "Support a democratic secular Palestine" designed and printed by Frans Timmerman and David Spratt

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Silk screened 2 colour poster "Self determination for the Palestinians" designed and printed by Frans Timmerman and David Spratt

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Silk screened 4 colour poster "Palestine is my homeland" designed and printed by David Spratt

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Silk screened 4 colour poster "An exhibition of Palestinian posters and photographs" designed and printed by David Spratt

(Gift of Frans Timmerman, Melbourne, 2002)

Photographs

Joy Totah Hilden, San Francisco - copies of family photographs (Ramallah, Palestine, USA)

Michelle Woodward, USA - photographs and slides of contemporary Palestinian costume and contemporary Palestinian life

Sally Brokensha, Adelaide - photographs of contemporary Omani and Yemeni dress

Lynneeta Darmody, Melbourne - historical and contemporary Middle Eastern photographs

Penny Smith, Melbourne - contemporary photographs of Yemen