Pateh (Persian: پته, IPA: pæte; also Romanized as pateh) is an Iranian traditional needlework folk art. It originated in and is largely associated with Kerman province, where it is produced by women. A wide piece of wool fabric (ariz) is needleworked with colored thread. Pateh needlework is done in silk and with flourish paisley pattern; popular designs include the cypress tree and the sun, both traditional pre-Islamic Persian symbols
Striking: Women are required by law to keep their head covered in the deeply religious country that was transformed by the Iranian Revolution of 1979.The people featured are mostly in their teens and early 20s are children of Iran's upper classes, which has grown massively in recent years as the country develops
This lemon and raspberry Fairy Floss Cake by The Meringue Girls is decorated with Pashmak Persian fairy floss, made from sesame and sugar. You can use it to decorate trifles, Eton mess and your favourite cakes.
Iranian women are using Fashion in protest to wearing hijabs by force . Allowing the wind to blow through your hair is an offence punishable by law for women in Iran. The inhuman Islamic law is enforced pretty heavily and many woman are arrested or fined by police if they fail to cover up with the attire considered appropriate. But brave ladies are rebelling against the law which they feel is outdated and unfair.