Olive branch"غصن الزيتون"

Olive branch

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Embroidery: Iman Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ein el Hilweh, Lebanon
Size: 59 x 40 cm

The symbolism of the peace, the olive branch may come from the fact that the olive tree takes a long time to produce fruit,

so olives could only be cultivated successfully in long periods of peace.Whatever the history, the olive branch is a part of many modern flags symbolising peace and unity.

 

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.