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 […]

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 […]

embroidery

Embroidery “troket” Detail of “troket”- sequin embroidery on traditional wedding shawl for women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Material: silk or rayon embroidery thread and sequin […]

embroidery

Embroidery “troket” Detail of “troket”- a wedding shawl for women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Material: silk or rayon embroidery thread on black synthetic fabric. Technique: […]

embroidery

Embroidery “tarfottet“ Detail of “tarfottet”- an everyday shawl for women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Material: silk or rayon embroidery thread on cotton fabric. Technique: chain […]

embroidery

“Embroidery on wedding tunic” Detail of wedding tunic “asherah nauak”, hand-embroidered by women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Material: silk or rayon embroidery thread on synthetic […]