Indigo Yelek Closeup

Syria traditional clothing dresses folk Yelek Qumbaz Weiss-Armush

This closeup shows the tiny cross stitches in the medallion that outlines the cutaway pocket of this magnificent indigo yelek. Diamonds are stitched of nine cross stitches, while dots are made of 4 tiny x stitches. Stylized palm fronds decorate the sides and point. Double chain stitches surround the slit.