Mamluk embroideryالتطريز المملوكي

Mamluk embroidery

Mamluk Period (1260—1516)

Source: Image on Anahita website
Embroidery: Kifah Kurdieh Ain al-Hilweh [Lubya, Tabariyeh]

This panel has been copied from a 15th century fragment measuring 11″x 3-3/8”. Perhaps Mamluk embroidery influenced the patterns used today by Palestinians.

Further viewing

Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.