Damascus: Inlayers of Wooden Gaming Board

Date: c. 1990

Johannes Kalter witnessed the revival of traditional Syrian crafts such as the making of inlaid wooden gaming boards. See also: Carpenter; Seller of Mother-of-Pearl; Cabinet Maker.

Citation: Kalter, Johannes, “Urban Handicrafts”, in Kalter, Johannes, Margareta Pavaloi, and Maria Zerrnickel, eds. The Arts and Crafts of Syria: Collection Antoine Touma and Linden-Museum Stuttgart (London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 1992), pp. 64-66.