Egyptian khayamiya appliqué ( 300 x 45cm)

£ 240.00

300 x 45 = 10ft x

Made in the street of the tentmakers in old  Cairo cotton these appliqué or Khayamiya were made to furnish celebratory tents and later for the tourist trade from 1920s onward.

• First Half 20th cent

For further reading:The Tentmakers of Cairo / Egypt's Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft /Seif Rashidia and Sam Bowker / Published by The Americam University in Cairo Press 2018

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