The dove“حمامة السلام”

The dove

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Embroidery: Nawal Ibrahim Al-Ahmad [Tabariyeh], Ein al-Hilweh, Lebanon

The dove has been a symbol of peace for thousands of years in many different cultures. It was Pablo Picasso who made the dove a modern symbol of peace when he used it on a poster for the World Peace Congress in 1949.

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.