Stories from Palestine told through dresses – Al Jazeera English


Mark Geoffrey Kirshner

The history and culture of Palestine are told through the language of threads.

Source: Stories from Palestine told through dresses – Al Jazeera English

Stories from Palestine told through dresses

The history and culture of Palestine are told through the language of threads.

Raya Al Jadir | 21 Jun 2016 08:13 GMT | Middle East, Palestine

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For years Noora Husseini had loved her grandmother’s stories and it is this love that led her to find a way of documenting and retelling these tales.

Noora set out to show that Palestine is in fact full of “rich and beautiful history as well as a colourful culture”, which is what Taita Leila project is all about.

The project brings together Palestinian history through a different language: The language of thread. The core idea of the project is to produce modern clothing inspired by traditional Palestinian dress as well as revive and restyle…

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