Palestinian Embroidery Motifs: A Treasury of Stitches 1850–1950, by Margarita Skinner. London: Melisande Publishing, 2006. 196 pages. Selected bibliography to p. 199. Index of motif names to p. 203. £14.95 paper.
Shelagh Weir, a research associate in the department of anthropology and sociology at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, is the author of Embroidery from Palestine (University of Washington Press, 2007).