weave

Woven Striped cotton fabric from Egypt A piece of rough striped cotton fabric for furnishings; upholstery fabric, cushion covers, parasols, although they often see in […]

embroidery

“Embroidered shawl from Siwa oasis” A modern shawl from Siwa oasis from the 20th century, probably the 1950s. Similar in embroidery and colours to traditional […]

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 […]

news, publishing

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

news

“Magiska mönster / Magical pattern” The current exhibition at the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm. There are parts of Christina Rinaldo’s […]