Source: Empire Marketing Board advertisement for Jaffa oranges
Embroidery: Hadeel Abu-Rabia', Drejat, Naqab
Size: 59 x 158 cm
Jaffa oranges were cultivated by Palestinian farmers from the mid-19th century, and take their name from the port city of Jaffa. Mention of Jaffa oranges being exported to Europe first appears in British consular reports in the 1850s.