Traditional embroidery sampler

Traditional embroidery sampler

British Military Administration (1917—1920)

Embroidery: Unknown
Size: 59 x 27 cm

Traditional patterns used in Palestinian embroidery are designs of geometric shapes, but also include designs which were most familiar to Palestinian women as impressions of their daily surroundings. These patterns symbolize good health, hope, prosperity and protection, among other attributes of positive beliefs.

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