Sophie Halaby

(Palestine, 1905 - 1998)
Sophie Halaby, widely known as one of Palestine’s pioneering female artists, was born in Jerusalem in 1905 to a Palestinian father and a Russian mother. Halaby, who came from a bourgeois family, was one of three children who would all make their mark on the cultural landscape; her younger sister, Asia (Anastasia), established an embroidery workshop...
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