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Palestinian Embroidery

There is a richness in the textile heritage of this region, the clothing, the embellishments, the techniques . . . influences from Africa, from India, from Europe all meeting and blending in the most spectacular ways. This is textile heaven!

Today I was trying to find an example of a traditional Jordanian head-dress so I could show Little Diamond but instead I found this blog Arabesque Rhapsody and her beautiful article on everyday Palestinian embroidery. When you look at these women, wearing dresses that took hours, days and months to create, it is a feast for the eyes.

May 31, 2007 - Posted by | Arts & Handicrafts, Blogging, Communication, Community, Cross Cultural, ExPat Life, Middle East, Uncategorized, Women's Issues

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