Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

10 piastres (silver), 17 mm, 1929 (French Mandate)

10 piastres (silver), 17 mm, 1929 (French Mandate)

25 piastres (silver), 20 mm, 1958 (union with Egypt)

25 piastres (silver), 20 mm, 1958 (union with Egypt)

A typical Friday breakfast table in Damascus

A typical Friday breakfast table in Damascus

Gold Dinar of the Kingdom of Syria, 21 mm, 1920

Gold Dinar of the Kingdom of Syria, 21 mm, 1920

Hubert Mezannar, son of Antoine Elias Mezannar. In the background is the certificate of a gold medal, the family won in 1936 on an international fair

Hubert Mezannar, son of Antoine Elias Mezannar. In the background is the certificate of a gold medal, the family won in 1936 on an international fair

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Warp threads in a mechanical loom, textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damasus

Warp threads in a mechanical loom, textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damasus

Installation of tied and dyed warp threads for weaving in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Installation of tied and dyed warp threads for weaving in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Warp threads of silk in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Warp threads of silk in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Warp threads in a mill of the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Warp threads in a mill of the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Installation of dyed warp threads for weaving in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Installation of dyed warp threads for weaving in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

warp threads of dyed silk in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

warp threads of dyed silk in the textile factory of the Mezannar family in Damascus

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

Introducing the blue dye in boiling water to the silk threads. This process is repeated several times until the silk absorbs the blue dye effectively

An Aghabani shop in Damascus

Aghabani-Tischtuch mit goldenen und silbernen Fäden

Aghabani-Tischtuch mit goldenen und silbernen Fäden

Aramaic Language – Jab’adin in Munira’s Memory

Stories

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Al-Khabur region, a potter in the workshop, probably in al-Busayri

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

Pottery manufacturing in the Khabur region, probably in al-Busayri

Rubble management, stacked ashlar masonry, 2nd category, after initial sorting, Suq al-Jukh (bazaar lane of cloth), Aleppo, Syria

Fig.21_2nd category, stacked ashlar masonry

Gallery

Drawings by Estibaliz Sienra Iracheta to illustrate processes of textile manufacturing

Drawings by Estibaliz Sienra Iracheta to illustrate processes of textile manufacturing

50 piastres (silver), 24 mm, 1947

50 piastres (silver), 24 mm, 1947

Hubert Mezannar, son of Antoine Elias Mezannar. In the background is the certificate of a gold medal, the family won in 1936 on Damascus International Fair.

Hubert Mezannar, son of Antoine Elias Mezannar. In the background is the certificate of a gold medal, the family won in 1936 on Damascus International Fair.

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloths with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth