Preserving the Historical Record: Embroidery Traditions of Palestinian Women


Thursday, 21 March, 2013 - 12:00
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Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim is a Palestinian folk artist and teacher

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In this episode of Palestine Studies TV, host Omar Baddar sits down with Palestinian folk artist and teacher Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim to discuss Palestinian embroidery. Abbasi-Ghnaim captures the importance of embroidery as a form of communication between Palestinian women. She describes the use of Palestinian embroidery when documenting history, personal experiences and making political statements in times of war and peace.