Three women seated on carpet, Bethlehem, c.1898-1946
figureposted on 31.05.2019, 07:57 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) 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".
This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Planet Bethlehem Archive.