Palestine, 1917فلسطين 1917

Palestine, 1917

British Military Administration (1917—1920)

Source: Mondoweiss article
Embroidery: Almaza Al-Helou [Al A'abasiyeh] Ramallah
Size: 59 x 36 cm

Palestine had been part of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years, but had retained its distinctive regional identity as Palestine, with an indigenous Arab population and culture. In the secret Sykes-Picot agreement, Britain and France separated Palestine from the rest of Greater Syria the Arab and designated it for an international status.

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.