is from Aleppo in Syria. Its tapestry woven with some slit weave and makes extensive use of gold-colored metallic thread. The repertoire of designs on this piece and the very extensive use of metallic thread, is typical for these group of Syrian textiles.
Where Did the Peace Symbol Come From?
Francisco Goya - peasants before the firing squad - link to 10 little known facts about the peace sign
Gunta Stölzl weaving pattern
万華鏡の森【textile design makumo】
TWO OTTOMAN 'DOME OF THE ROCK' TILES, GREATER SYRIA, MID 16TH CENTURY each of square form, decorated in cobalt blue, turquoise and black; one comprising the end of a cartouche with a large lotus flower and emanating scrolling foliate; one with an ogival medallion filled with palmettes and surrounded by interlacing arabesques