Textile Manufacturers


Date: 1909

Photograph (J_059) taken by Gertrude Bell in 1909 shows lengths of dyed fabric hanging from the roof and balcony of the interior of Khan al-Wazir in Aleppo. It is not clear whether this material was manufactured on or … read more


Date: Twelfth to sixteenth centuries

The Market for Fabrics (q al-bazz) took the place of the Saddlers’ Market on Straight Street, near the Market of the Seed Merchants. Information is drawn from the work of Ibn ʿAsakir (d. 1176), al-Hadi … read more