Ramallah Chest Panel:
Ramallah embroidery has a distinct characteristic of its own. White linen fabric, called Roumi, was woven locally with a specific width and embellished with red and black cross stitch embroidery. Some of the most famous motifs and patterns typical of this area are: The Leech, which is Ollaiq in the form of a capital “S”, a symbol of good health and survival; Tall Palms, with a Zigzag motif, Cauliflower; Apples arch, Bachelors cushions, Bakers Wife, Carnation, Cypress Trees, Flowers pots, Foreing Rainbow, Geese, Peacock Branch, Rooster and the Snake and the Serpent, Stars.
Hand painted pen work on porcealin preserving the cross stitch designs from the Ramallah Region.