Hand embroidered Siwa traditional Egypt Bedouin warp shawl- Wedding Gift / wall hanging
Siwa Located near the Egyptian border with Libya, Siwa Oasis has a long history of beautiful costumes, textiles and jewelry. The famous "sunburst" design from Siwa appears on many costumes and accessories and shawls .
This cushions are hand embroidered. The radial motif is said to be descended from ancient Egyptian solar god symbols. In ancient times Siwa was noted as an important shrine to Amon Ra, the sun god.
approx. size : 33" X 50" ( 86cm X 128cm )