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Widad Kawar

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The Art of Preserving Palestinian Culture Interview with Najat El Taji El Khairy Introduction

 

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2012 Prince Claus Lauareate Widad Kawar

 

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2012 Prince Claus Lauareate Widad Kawar (Jordan)

 

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RIM BANNA Performs 'Ya Sitti' at Book Launch in Amman, Jordan

 

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Embroidery and Photography - Tiraz/Mignon

Widad Kawar, is an internationally renowned collector of Jordanian and Palestinian ethnic and cultural arts. She has amassed an extensive collection of dresses, costumes, textiles, and jewelry over the past 50 years, seeking to preserve a culture that has been largely dispersed by conflict. Kawar is known as Umm l'ibas al-falastini—the mother of Palestinian dress.
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