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Tentmakers of Cairo


Barakat, Heba Nayal. Beyond Boundaries: Tents of the Islamic World. Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, 2003.

Bowker, Sam. 'Radio Interview: Khayamiya and Teaching Islamic Art in Australia':

Bowker, Sam. 'Sam Bowker':

Bowker, Sam. 'The Symmetry of Khayamiya and Quilting: International Relations of the Egyptian Tentmakers', Craft + Design Enquiry, 6 (2014)

Bowker, Sam. 'The Urban Fabric of Cairo: Khayamiya and the Suradeq', International Journal of Islamic Architecture, 3, no. 2 (2014), pp. 475-501.

Browning, Bonnie K. The Ancient Art of Appliqué: Patterns from the Tentmakers of Cairo. Paducah, Kentucky: American Quilter’s Society, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-60460-104-6.

Cumming, Patricia L. ‘Egyptian Imports: A Celebration of Appliqued Canvases and Papyrus Art Traditions’, Quilter’s Muse Publications, September 2004:

Gagnon, Blaire O. ‘Egyptian Appliqué’, Uncoverings [American Quilt Study Group], 24 (2003), pp. 131-162.

Reynolds, Andi Milam (ed.). Stitch Like an Egyptian: The Tentmakers of Cairo Exhibit. Paducah, Kentucky: American Quilter’s Society, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-60460-046-9.

Spring, C.J. and J. Hudson. North African TYextiles. London, The British Museum Press, 1995.

Webster, Marie. Quilts: Their Story and How to Make Them. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1915.