Aleppo: Makers of Stockings
Date: c. 1840
Sir John Bowring (d. 1872) notes that the sheep wool produced and manufactured in Aleppo was manufactured into yarn to make stockings. See also: Producer of Sheep Wool; Maker of Felt Floor Coverings.
Citation: Bowring, John. Report on the Commercial Statistics of Syria (London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1840. Reprinted: New York: Arno Press, 1973), p. 15.