Tatreez - Hand embroidered Palestinian shawl - Arches and cypress tree - اقواس وسرو - Made in Gaza - Sulafa

£84

Tatreez - Hand embroidered Palestinian shawl - Arches and cypress tree - اقواس وسرو - Made in Gaza - Sulafa

Approx. 200 x 100 cm | viscose | Rustic (Browns/ocer/brick)
Wrap it around your neck to keep warm and cosy or drape over your shoulders over a sleeveless dress or top for a night out. Either way a stylish look is guaranteed.

Embroidered in rich rustic colours on black viscose fabric finished with a fringed ends. This striking geomtric designed with a traditional Palestinian pattern. Motifs used are arches and cypress trees.

This scarf is hand embroidered stitch by stitch, by women from Gaza through Sulafa. Each piece takes weeks to embroider.

Sulafa:
Is a household name in Gaza for quality embroidery, supports approximately 250 local artisans by commissioning traditional and contemporary embroidered goods. The purchase of a Sulafa product allows these women to support their families, which often rely on only one source of income.

Sulafa is a non-profit project established by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in 1950.


Shape:
Rectangular

Approximate size:
184 x 90 cm (with tassels 200 x 100 cm)
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