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ID number ART03605.020.005
Title The national women's headgear: a hood of shame
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Malta
Date made c. 1915
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 12.5 x 7.5 cm


A study of a woman pulling her headdress over her. Benson describes the national women's headgear as "a hood of shame".