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Handmade Weaving in Upper Egypt (Sa'eed)

Language: English

The craft tradition ‘Handmade weaving in Upper Egypt (Sa’eed)’ is a complex process that requires time, effort, patience and practice. Many steps and techniques are involved in the loom preparation, threading and weaving to achieve the final product; it is a work of precision and intricate workmanship. For centuries, men and women have used their inherited knowledge and artistic talent to create embroidered textiles both as a family legacy and as a profession

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Place/region: Egypt, North Africa
Series: Inscriptions on the Intangible Heritage Lists
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Egyptian Society for Folk Traditions (ESFT)
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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-0160500006-HD
Source ref.: DOC: 0160500026
Rights holder: Egyptian Society for Folk Traditions (ESFT)