Mamluk embroidery

Mamluk embroidery

Mamluk Period (1260—1516)

Source: http://home.earthlink.net/~lilinah/Textiles/mamluk_embroidery.html
Embroidery: Kifah Kurdieh [Lubya, Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon

This panel has been copied from a 15th century fragment measuring 11″x 3-3/8”. Perhaps Mamluk embroidery influenced the patterns used today by Palestinians.

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