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Embroidery

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This power point was made by Dua' abu Munshar from grade 7 about embroidery in Palestine.

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Embroidery

  1. 1. Embroidery
  2. 2. Before reading What can you tell the class about embroidery in Palestine?
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Palestinian embroidery has a history of more than 4000 years. Village women traditionally met after work to talk and embroider dresses. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* How old is the traditional embroidery in Palestine? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* True or false? </li></ul><ul><li>Embroidery was usually done by women. ( ) </li></ul>Listen and read 4000 years old
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Each village had its own design so it was possible to know where a woman came from by looking at her dress . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How can people tell where a traditional dress was made? </li></ul>Listen and read From it’s design
  5. 5. The embroidery skills were passed from mother to daughter, and so were the dresses . Some dresses were used at different times of life . For example , there were different dresses for a young wife, for a pregnant woman and for an older mother . * True or false? - Girls learned to embroider in school. ( ) * How were dresses used at different times of life? There were different dresses for a young wife, for a pregnant woman and for an older mother .
  6. 6. <ul><li>The dresses are big with an embroidered front and a head cover . The arms are large, like wings . The front embroidery has patterns of fruit, trees, birds or flower . </li></ul><ul><li>What are dresses look like? </li></ul><ul><li>Big with an embroidered front and a head cover . </li></ul><ul><li>Are the arms small? </li></ul><ul><li>No, they are large like wings. </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of designs were put on the front of traditional dresses. </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns of fruit, trees, birds or flower . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The colours in the embroidery also have a meaning . Green is used to show growth, yellow show the harvest and brown is used for the earth . </li></ul><ul><li>What does the green colour show? </li></ul><ul><li>It shows the growth. </li></ul><ul><li>What does the yellow show? </li></ul><ul><li>It shows the harvest. </li></ul><ul><li>What does the brown show? </li></ul><ul><li>It shows the earth. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In recent years, Palestine have strengthened their culture and traditions . New embroidery workshops have opened recently . These have kept the traditional designs but have introduced a more modern style of dress . They sell beautifully embroidered dresses to women in Europe and the USA . </li></ul><ul><li>* True or false? </li></ul><ul><li>-The dresses made in the modern workshops are the same as the traditional dresses. ( ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Are the sentences True or false ? </li></ul><ul><li>Embroidery was usually done by women . </li></ul><ul><li>Girls learned to embroider in school . </li></ul><ul><li>The dresses made in the modern workshops are the same as the traditional dresses . </li></ul>Read and answer . T F F
  10. 10. <ul><li>How old is the tradition of embroidery in Palestine ? </li></ul><ul><li>4000 years . </li></ul><ul><li>How can people tell where a traditional dress was made ? </li></ul><ul><li>Because each village has it’s design . </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of designs were put on the front of traditional dresses ? </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns of fruit, trees, birds or flowers </li></ul>

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