Silk dyeing in Damascus

Shuyukh Tahtani, a kurdish extended family after their dinner

Shuyukh Tahtani, a kurdish extended family after their dinner

‘Ajami-room in a Damascene house

‘Ajami-room in a Damascene house

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Silk production chains in Syria in 2009

Silk production chains in Syria in 2009

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A craftsman working on a Jacquard loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family, Damascus

A craftsman working on a Jacquard loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family, Damascus

Entrance door of the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Entrance door of the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A mechanical loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A mechanical loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A part of family wing (so called haramlik oder juwwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

A part of family wing (so called haramlik oder juwwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

A Sheikh with his family in traditional clothes. The man is wearing a black Abbaya

View into tent of nomadic family of Tayy-tribe

View into tent of nomadic family of Tayy-tribe

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

In the tent of a Bedouin family with the living area in the foreground and behind the partition the storage area of all goods

A mechanical loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

A mechanical loom in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Courtyard with fountain in the family wing (so called haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard with fountain in the family wing (so called haramlik or juwwani), Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard of family wing (so called haramlik or jummwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Courtyard of family wing (so called haramlik or jummwani) in Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm Palace

Preparation of spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Preparation of spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Women and children (of a family of former nomads) in one of the Upper Euphrates Valley villages

Women and children (of a family of former nomads) in one of the Upper Euphrates Valley villages

A Bedouin family in one of the villages of the Euphrates Valley

A Bedouin family in one of the villages of the Euphrates Valley

Near Habuba Kabira, a family trip by boat to their former village, that was flooded in 1973 by the Tabqa-Dam

Near Habuba Kabira, a family trip by boat to their former village, that was flooded in 1973 by the Tabqa-Dam

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

Guesthouse of a wealthy family in Maskana, attached is an iwan

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

In the tent of a semi-nomadic family from the Maskana region, with storage bags in the background.

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Aleppo, Ajiqbash House, courtyard and iwan damages in 2018

Aleppo, Ajiqbash House, courtyard and iwan damages in 2018

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

Adult son of the semi-nomadic family in their tent from the Maskana region

A handmade saddle by Khalil Ibrahim Sheik Al-Sroujieh

A handmade saddle by Khalil Ibrahim Sheik Al-Sroujieh

Khalil Ibrahim Sheikh Al-Sroujieh making a saddle for a thoroughbred Arabian horse

Khalil Ibrahim Sheikh Al-Sroujieh making a saddle for a thoroughbred Arabian horse