Embroidery provides "badge of identity for Palestine"

Hanan Karaman Munayyer displays embroidered Palestinian clothing
UN Photo : Priyanka Shankar

Embroidery is a "badge of identity" for Palestinians, and highlights their unique culture according to the president of the Palestinian Heritage Foundation.

Hannan Karaman Munayyer, was speaking ahead of the opening of a new exhibition at UN Headquarters in New York, which showcases intricately embroidered clothing and artwork by Palestinian people.

The exhibition coincides with the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which is marked annually on the 29th of November.

Priyanka Shankar took a tour of the exhibition with Ms Munayyer .

Duration: 4'52"

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