1900 - 1925
Place of origin
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Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Wrapper; Abayah - An abayah (wrapper) from the Middle East, made from two pieces of handwoven handspun heavy fabric in plain weave cotton woven in wide bands of white and yellow with some bands of yellow with fine white stripes. There is simple embroidery at the back neck and down the front in matching yellow cotton thread in chain stitch. This is a man's garment.
Given to National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade