The national women's headgear: a hood of shame

Accession Number ART03605.020.005
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 12.5 x 7.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Place made Malta
Date made c. 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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

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