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    '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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