Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Textile Details

'Mi casa, la Meca y la Medina / My home, Mecca and Medina', by Tahira Qammar. (Photo: Roser Corbera)
'Mi casa, la Meca y la Medina / My home, Mecca and Medina', by Tahira Qammar. (Photo: Roser Corbera)

 

Title of Textile:Mi casa, la Meca y la Medina / My home, Mecca and Medina
Maker: Tahira Qammar
Country of Origin: Catalonia / Spain
Year Produced: 2008
Size (cm): 60cm x 70cm
Materials: Scraps of material sewn onto a fabric backing
Type of Textile: Arpillera
Description:

In this piece, Tahira, who is originally from Pakistan fondly depicts her home in Islamabad, where she lived before coming to Spain. She also portrays her journey to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, a journey which, for her, was very significant.

Owner: Fundació Ateneu Sant Roc collection, Badalona, Catalonia / Spain
Location: Argentina (Ana Zlatkes)
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Roser Corbera



Textile exhibited at: Mujeres que Hilvanan Días / Women that Sew Days Together, 5/03/2015 - 10/04/2015



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