Islamic Palestinian Tin /Wood Chest ca 1900 Rare

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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Pre 1900: Item # 416203
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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These Palestine chests are seldom found outside the Middle East--made up from scavenged wood and decorated with tins from cans. they are folkloric and identified only with the Palestinian people--tops are normally covered with a textile or scarf-this one is 63.25" x 16" x 34.5 inches--piece is sturdy-shows wear on tin and wood-made in first quarter 20th century--charming ethnic Islamic piece