Three women seated on carpet, Bethlehem, c.1898-1946

Item

Title
Three women seated on carpet, Bethlehem, c.1898-1946
Description
This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress. The
image features three women sitting on a rug smoking arghileh (water
pipe) and drinking coffee. All the women are wearing the shatweh - the cone-shaped women's
headdress unique to Bethlehem. The caption on the negative reads:
"Bethlehem women at home".
Identifier
pb_lc_bwo_7240691
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Bethlehem Women collection
Shatweh
Bethlehem headdress
Arghileh
Bethlehem rugs
Bethlehem coffee
Smoking in Bethlehem
References
https://www.loc.gov/item/mpc2004007329/PP/
License
CC BY 4.0
Contributor
G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection
Type
1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 10 x 12 in.
Source
Library of Congress, Matson Collection
Spatial Coverage
31.7053996/ 35.1936877
Rights Holder
Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.
Date (approximate)
c.1898-1946