Palestinian Cross Stitch Pouch Wallet or Business Card Holder

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This small pouch style wallet features beautiful cross-stitch embroidery on the front and is solid black fabric on the back. It has a velcro closure. Would also work well as a business card holder. It is 100% handmade! 

Palestinian Embroidery History 

Once a traditional craft practiced by village women, Palestinian embroidery has become an important symbol of Palestinian culture. 

The popularity of embroidery springs both from its beauty and its association with Palestinian culture and history and dates back to the region more than 3,000 years ago.

Traditionally, embroidery was the principal decoration of rural Palestinian women's clothing. It was part of a village woman's daily routine and a means of showing off her personal skills and social identity. The various colors, patterns and styles of dress reflected a woman's social standing, marital status and wealth.

 Check out our blog post, Threads Through Time: A History of Palestinian Embroidery!