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Four portraits depicting Jewish clothing

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Title

Four portraits depicting Jewish clothing

Subject

Photographs depicting Jewish clothing from the 19th and early 20th century

Description

Baghdadi elder in Arab dress (top left); Simcha Zachariah, an elite lady from the Baghdadi community at the turn of the 20th century (top right); Early 20th century men and women in traditional costume -- gowans for the women and a frock coat for the gentlemen (bottom left); Arabic style 'wrapper' worn by the older woman and Western clothes for the younger ones (bottom right).