The dove   [59 x 42 cm]

Source of image: Mary Knoll Office for Global Concerns
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, including Palestinian culture.  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.

Era: Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)