A Pair Embroidered Yemenite Festive Leggings, Early 20th C.

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Galerie Hafner
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A pair woman's festive leggings from Sana'a, Yemen. The upper part is brocade with boteh pattern in gold wrapped silk threads and the lower part with couched silver wrapped threads forming stars. Red cotton lining. Please visit the "Israel Museum" (http://museum.imj.org.il/imagine/galleries/viewItemE.asp?case=25&itemNum=354) for an identical pair. Condition: fine. Dimension: 34 cm long, 19.6 cm wide.