Rym Abdulla Alfalasi

COURTESY Sheikha Maryam bint Sultan Al Nahyan

My brother traveled to Switzerland for medical treatment, and discovered that Sheikh Zayed was at the same hospital. One day my brother went to Sheikh Zayed’s room wearing a hospital gown and complained that someone had taken his "kandora." Afterwards Sheikh Zayed came to my brother’s room and gave him his own kandora. We cherish this kandora, which brings back memories of the late Sheikh Zayed and his great kindness.

Rym Abdulla Alfalasi
Emirati Adornment: Tangible and Intangible
Lest We Forget

Photo:
Photograph of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, photograph, 1970s
Courtesy Sheikha Maryam bint Sultan Al Nahyan

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