Ramallah Shawl

Shawl or veil made of two joined panels of linen and embroidered in red and green colied silk using a counted cross stitch. The center field is decorated in a grid scheme with European motifs of rooster, hens, urns and flowers.The two long edges have a border containing stylized flowers also in European style while the two ends are covered with embroidery of almost solid blocks in the “tall palm”pattern, a distinctive characteristic of Ramallah dresses. A dikkeh band with silk fringe is attached at each end.

Circa: Late 19th century

Origin: Ramallah, Palestine

Material: Silk embroideryon linen

Condition: Two very small stains,another light but larger one by the edge. Excellent

Dimensions: 84" x 27"

Inventory number: TX4290



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