This dromedary lives in the Middle East and the far east of Africa. Beautiful and useful this animal is largely domesticated. They are included in everyday life including rituals.The colorful patterns on this painting reflect the many patterns the camel might encounter. The color of this artwork is primarily yellows and browns like the the sandy desert. Citrus and pomegranate were used to make some of the patterns, also a nod to the region the camel inhabits. Gold paint was used to highlight the camel's regal importance.