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Pillowcase Poetic Nights

Pillowcase - Poetic Nights


One pillow case with calligraphed quote from Mahmoud Darwish, available in two versions.


‘Poetic Nights’ combines the fine arts of both calligraphy and fabric design in a handmade pillowcase, with an original design inspired by Arabic poetry. This wonderful item will provide a warm and creative touch to the bedroom, with the lyrical content and meaning allowing poetic dreams to appear.

The pillowcase shows a quote from Mahmoud Darwish’s poem ‘Diary of a Palestinian Wound’:

"Tell her I’m fine … My homeland is not a suitcase and I am not a traveller."

This pillowcase’s cotton fabric is made in Hebron; it is designed by artist Ayed Arafah and screen-printed and tailored in Bethlehem.

Size: 60cm x 70cm

Material: Silkscreen print on cotton

Design: Ayed Arafah (Palestine)

Artisan: George Qarra’a (tailor, Bethlehem, PS)

Producer: Disarming Design From Palestine


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