Essays about: "tatreez"

Found 1 essay containing the word tatreez.

  1. 1. Tatreez Online : The Transformation of a Palestinian Tradition

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Silvia Ulloa; [2020]
    Keywords : embroidery; Palestine; tatreez; Internet; social media; diaspora;

    Abstract : Traditional Palestinian embroidery (tatreez) played an important role as a form of indigenous language in Palestinian culture before the Nakba, the 1948 mass displacement of Palestinians from their homeland. After the exile of the Palestinian population and through the subsequent conflicts and occupation in the decades since the Nakba, tatreez has become a symbol of Palestinian resistance, represented in art and dress as a way to demonstrate the history of the Palestinian people, their attachment to the land of Palestine, and their continued struggle for justice. READ MORE