They work in dimly lit rooms in a small village in Egypt. They sit crouched on hard benches stretching only to get another piece of silk. Their hands move so fast you can hardly follow what they are doing. They are focused and continue working despite numerous distractions around them. They are masters of the trade creating beautifully hand woven silk, wool, and camel hair carpets. And most of them are children.
Map of Amman from 1956 - Here’s a really cool map from 1956. For more information, head over to Tobzeh. How small the city was.
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