Palestinian Tatreez Hand-embroidered Hejab (‘amulet’) cushion cover in large pattern with vibrant mixed colours of blue, purple, green, pink, brown and red tones by Sulafa Embroidery Project of UNRWA in Gaza.
Viscose 100%, zipper closure on the back.
Size: 16 x 16 (in) | 40 x 40 (cm)
UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) provides meaningful and sustainable income for women, giving them access to the local and international market. 1.8 million Palestinians live in Gaza; about 70% are refugees with 80% dependent on international aid. www.unrwa.org
Sulafa ensures that a traditional art form is kept alive as part of Palestinian cultural identity.