Ramallah embroidery has a distinct characteristic of its own. White linen fabric, called Roumi, was woven locally with a specific width and was embellished with red and black embroidery.
Some of the most famous motifs and patterns typical of this area are: The Leech which is Ollaiq in the form of a capital “S” is a symbol of good health and survival. The Tall Palms, the Zigzag motif, Cauliflower, Apples arch, Bachelors cushions, Bakers Wife, Carnation, Cypress Trees, Flower pots, Foreign Rainbow, Geese, Peacock Branch, Rooster, Snake and the Serpent, Stars to name some more.
Technique: Hand painted pen work on porcelain, presserving the cross stitch designs taken from Ramallah area on porcelain.