Palestinian Tatreez Hand-embroidered Hejab cushion cover by Sulafa Embroidery Project of UNRWA. zippered closure on back. (40 x 40cm)
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.