embroidery

Embroidery “el tock” “el tock” – square-shaped embroidered collar for a tunic for married women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Embroidery on black cotton fabric, asymmetrical […]

embroidery

Embroidery “attoq nitilisha” “attoq nitilisha”  – straight-shaped embroidered collar for a tunic for unmarried women/girls in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Embroidery on black cotton fabric with […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 4 red Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes – […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“ Detail ofthe fabric for”Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste / katazome Place of […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“   Detail of the fabric for ”Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste / […]

News

New publication about textiles from Egypt. “MÖTEN Textilier från oasen Siwa med omnejd, Egyptens västra öken” by Kazuyo Nomura and Christina Rinaldo, written in Swedish. […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 3 orange Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes – […]

embroidery

Embroidery in Siwa Oasis, Egypt   The modern colourful embroidery with flowers, sewn on traditional striped fabric. Hand-embroidered by women in Siwa oasis and they […]

weave

Striped woven cotton fabric   Fabric for ceremonial or festivity tunic, tiddy akbir lehrir, for women in Siwa oasis in Egypt. Material: cotton Technique: warp-faced […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby 1 warp: 14 colours, weft: 2 yellow-orange Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“ Detail of the fabric for ”Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste / katazome […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“   Detail of the fabric for” Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste/katazome Place […]