Sadu House

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Sadu House
بيت السدو
Established 1980
Location Kuwait City Kuwait
President Altaf Al-Sabah (honorary)
Website http://www.alsadu.org.kw

Sadu House is an artistic house and museum in Kuwait City, Kuwait, located near the Kuwait National Museum.[1][2]

History[edit]

It was established by the Al Sadu Society in 1980 to protect the interests of the Bedouins and their ethnic handicrafts, Sadu weaving, which is an embroidery form in geometrical shapes hand woven by Bedouin people.[3] The original house originally existed as a mud building in the early twentieth century but was destroyed during the 1936 Kuwaiti floods.[4]

By 1984, Sadu House had registered 300 Bedouin women, producing about seventy items every week. A major tourist attraction in Kuwait City, Sadu House has several chambers each decorated with pottered motifs of houses, mosques etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asiatour.com
  2. ^ "The Sadu House. Where culture and heritage meet the modern world". Bazaar Magazine. March 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Parimita Barooah Bora (1 August 2010). "Al Sadu House". Indians in Kuwait. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  4. ^ International journal for housing science and its applications, Volumes 24-25

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Coordinates: 29°22′28″N 47°58′2″E / 29.37444°N 47.96722°E / 29.37444; 47.96722