Egyptian khayamiya appliqué ( 300 x 45cm)

£ 240.00

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300 x 45 = 10ft x 1ft 6"

Made in Qasaba of Radwan Bey tentmakers street in old Cairo cotton these appliqués 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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