Woman with „Doulappin“

The paintings depict young women working with a “doulappin”, a simple manual machine that spins thread into loops to be used in the preparation woven and other textiles. Kkashialos was a self-taught naïve artist. His work was deeply inspired by Cyprus and profoundly captures the customs, traditions and everyday life of Cypriots.

Time Period: 1900 CE – today
Size: 57.5 x 62 cm
Artist: Michael Kkashialos
Material: Oil on Wood
Institution: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation