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Abaya, Dress, And Turban, 2018

This is a Abaya, dress, and turban. It was designed by Fahad Signature and Mariam Al Remaihi and manufactured by Papillion Jewelry.

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 2018. Its medium is silk, metallic embroidery, poyester satin, metal, rhinestones. It is a part of the department.


Fatma Al Remaihi is CEO of the Doha Film Institute in Qatar, an incubator for Middle Eastern filmmakers. She wore this lavishly embroidered abaya to the 2018 Academy Awards, bringing a strikingly different ideal of beauty to the red carpet.

It is credited Courtesy of Fatma Al Remaihi.

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