Bethlehem women at home, c.1900-1920
figureposted on 31.05.2019, 08:00 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
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). 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".
This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Planet Bethlehem Archive.