Marwa Fashion Palestine Thobe Dress - Islamic Full Sleeve Abaya Dress with Palestinian Embroidery - Wedding, Party & Dinner
One of the most beautiful dresses in Palestine is a thobe, which is a traditional embroidered dress handmade and worn for centuries by Palestinian women; it is the bedrock of Palestinian textile artistry.
Every Palestinian woman has one in her wardrobe, they wear it in their merry occasions such as wedding parties, graduation day, their birthdays, and also at national Palestinian events.
Palestinian women are known for showcasing their skillful stitchery on their traditional costume. Displaying distinctive motifs, colors, and styles across the various villages of old Palestine, they show the world the ability to draw the culture of their region in the dresses. The Palestinian dress is a symbol of the its cultural identity and a mirror to Palestinian history. It is a beautiful piece of art which links the land with Palestinian life identity from obliteration, Judaization and loss.
The traditional Palestinian dress is a rich cultural heritage with engraved geometric units on the dresses. These geometrics were inherited by different generations of mothers as they go on passing to their daughters.
When one wears this dress, it feels like holding onto a long journey of struggle to make a beautiful piece of history. Each of the shapes in the dress, tells a story of the women who weaved the dress.