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Woven: the Art of Traditional Weavings in Jordan

Start Date 28 November 2017
End Date 06 April 2018
Venue Tiraz Centre
Location Amman, Jordan

An exhibition about the story of weaving through the woven products, the women weavers, and the tools of their practice. There was focus on the different techniques and uses of Bedouin weaving to preserve a craft with a  deep history that has long been an integral part of Jordanian life. The displays included a tent and its furnishings, household items, and camel trappings, with explanations of the different tribal markings and their use as woven designs. Participants were able to witness the actual techniques performed by members of different Bedouin tribes, and get the opportunity to purchase samples of Bedouin rugs.