Sieve Makers


Date: 1950s

Nikita Elisséeff (d. 1997) refers to the existence of sieve makers (manākhiliyyīn) operating in Aleppo. He notes that they also made cradles … read more


Date: Twelfth to sixteenth centuries

The maker of sieves used horsehair or wire, but never from cheesecloth. They had a market, east of the Sūq al-Ṭayr seed farmers market and after the market of the needle sellers. Information is drawn from the work of … read more