Homs: Cotton Weavers

Date: 1932-33

The principal product of the cotton weavers of the city is dīmā. 174,000 pieces were produced in 1932 and 202,000 in the following year. See also: Lace Maker; Silk Weaver; Wool Weaver.

Citation: Hakim, George, “Industry”, in Himadeh, Saʿid B., ed., Economic Organization of Syria (Beirut: The American Press, 1936. Reprinted New York: AMS Press, 1973, pp. 148-49.