Triangular Shawl With Full Embroidery

SKU: 10625

£109.00

Fully hand-embroidered triangular shawl from Sulafa, UNRWA’s embroidery project in Gaza. On black viscose fabric with full fringe.
Size: 90cm hight (tip to base) x 200cm width.

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Description

UNRWA Sulafa Embroidery Project is located in Gaza City and provides income generating opportunities for hundreds of refugee women through a network of 9 community centers across the Strip.  Sulafa is a nonprofit project established by UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) in 1950 as a part of the Social Service Programme.

Women in Gaza have been bearing an increasing burden of supporting their families.  Although it is labour-intensive and time-consuming work, thousands of women are willing to embroider as many stitches as they can while juggling household responsibilities, in exchange for a wage that would afford basic subsistence for their families’ survival.

Additional information

Weight0.325 kg
Dimensions200 × 90 cm

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