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Jewish Women in Traditional Dresses

Jews have been involved in textile and fashion as a business for many generations. This has obviously impacted the wonderful diversity found in Jewish traditional dresses. Here is a collection of Jewish traditional dresses throughout the 20th century.

1. Tunisia, 1930

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Claude Sitbon

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Claude Sitbon

2. Romania, 1910

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of the Ianovici Family

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of the Ianovici Family

3. Morocco, 1944

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Margalit Bergstein

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Margalit Bergstein

4. Greece, 1920’s

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center

5. Algeria, 1956

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Odette and Douglas Chichportiche

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Odette and Douglas Chichportiche

6. Serbia, 1909

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Dr. Rephael Fiazza

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Dr. Rephael Fiazza

7. Libya, 1940

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of courtesy of Rahel Azulai

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Rahel Azulai

8. Ethiopia, 1984

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, Doron Bacher collection

Beit Hatfutsot, The Oster Visual Documentation Center, Doron Bacher collection

 

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