This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2015

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2020

Photograph, Untitled, from Tehran Streetstyle, 2015

This is a Photograph. It was photographed by Hoda Katebi.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is digital print on paper. It is a part of the department.


In Iran, women are required by law to dress modestly and in government-approved colors. Despite the threat of punishments by the Gashte Ershad (morality police), a thriving underground fashion scene has emerged, which was captured by Iranian American blogger and activist Hoda Katebi in her self-published book Tehran Streetstyle.

It is credited Courtesy of Hoda Katebi.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 50.8 × 68.6 cm (20 × 27 in.)

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