Artist: Dana Barqawi
Title: The Palestinian Taqsireh
Medium: Thread, acrylic, gold leaf and ink on arches paper
Size: 70 x 90 cm // 27.5 x 35.4 in
Inspired by the traditional & beautifully adorned Palestinian wear, this piece intends to bring out the beauty of the Taqsireh, a jacket thickly couched with red and gold threads.
Embroidery is a basic part of a Palestinian woman's wear, and is the strongest expression of Palestinian culture & history.