The National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka (المتحف الوطني للإثنولوجيا، أوساكا)

West Asian also known as the Middle East exhibition, at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan comprises a collection that introduces the lives of West Asians, including Jordan, under the themes of faith, desert life, women's attire, music and performing arts. The exhibition has traditional Palestinian women's clothing from Widad Kawar collection. The website includes a description of the collection with some photos that are also available on Wikimedia Commons.

English website: https://www.minpaku.ac.jp/english/museum/exhibition/main/westasia

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Author The National Museum of Ethnology
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:25 (BST)
Created July 19, 2020, 08:28 (BST)
Project URL https://www.minpaku.ac.jp/museum/exhibition/main/westasia
Project principal and co-investigators

The National Museum of Ethnology

Project start date 1977-01-01
Project status Completed
Citation information

The National Museum of Ethnology, (2012), West Asia Exhibition. https://www.minpaku.ac.jp/museum/exhibition/main/westasia (last accessed 19/07/2020)

Wikimedia Commons, (2013), Women's costumes, National Museum of Ethnology. https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Women%27s_costumes,_National_Museum_of_Ethnology (last accessed 19/07/2020)

Time Periods Islamic Ottoman Late, Modern, Hashemite
Data type Text essay, Images Photograph, Text - Other