Quilts & Embroidery Back Paintings Drawings Quilts & Embroidery Poetry Pottery & Models Prayer Beads, Jewelry, and Art objects Calligraphy Audio & Video Next Untitled – Amer Qawasmi et al. In celebration of Christmas in an Israeli prison, Palestinian Christians celebrate. Askalan Prison 1997 “Palestinians of 1948 are planted in their lands as the olive trees and refuse to allow others to steal their land” – Amer Qawasmi et al. On the occasion of Land Day. Askalan Prison 1996. “To pick the roses, our hands must bleed” – Amer Qawasmi et al. In the occasion of Mother's Day Junaid Prison -1993 “Who Killed Naji Al-Ali” – Amer Qawasmi et al. Last achieved production by Amer Qawasmi at Askalan prison, after all the materials were confiscated and were prohibited from any work. 11/1999 - Askalan Prison. Untitled – Amer Qawasmi et al. “We call upon you on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day April 14th.” Askalan 1996 “A Message from behind prison bars to my patient mother on the occasion of Mother’s day” – Amer Qawasmi et al. Askalan 21/3/1995 “On the ruins of our past, we will build the glory of the present.” – Amer Qawasmi et al. Askalan 1995 The fearless Palestinian mother’s role in resisting the occupation and her strong faith that victory will ultimately come. Untitled – Abu Jihad Museum A quote written in embroidery writes, “Open my window… let the sun enter… or let me leave my friends… the prison cell is tightening on me…” Untitled Embroidered frame with beads in a shape of a woman holding a rose. Untitled – Marah Bakeer et al. Embroidery is very common among Palestinian female prisoners. It is a way to restore Palestinian culture. Embroidered Notebook Cover – Rana Abu Kweik Handmade embroidery made by former Palestinian prisoner Rana Abu Kweik. It was a gift from the former prisoner to her five kids when she was in Israeli prison. Abu Kweik was arrested in 2013 and served a sentence of eight months.Abu Kweik was arrested in 2013 and served a sentence of eight months. Purse – Rana Abu Kweik Handmade embroidery made by former Palestinian prisoner Rana Abu Kweik. It was a gift from the former prisoner to her five kids when she was in Israeli prison. Abu Kweik was arrested in 2013 and served a sentence of eight months. Freedom LWOP Banner This banner was made by people at Central California Women’s Facility who have Life Without Parole (LWOP) sentences to advocate for their freedom from this death sentence. Quilt for CCWP Raffle – Linda Evans & Hamdiya Quilt made for a raffle to benefit CCWP in 2003. Linda and Hamdiya Cooks, who were formerly incarcerated together at FCI Dublin, are both holding the quilt for a photo promoting the raffle. Palestine will win bookmark – Linda Evans “Cross-stitched bookmark made inside prison, 1990.” Free political prisoners wall quilt – Linda Evans Wall quilt calling for the Freedom of all Political Prisoners and Prisoners-of-War made while inside prison.