An olive grove in the Ghouta of Damascus

An olive grove in the Ghouta of Damascus

Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, 1754

Khan Asʿad Basha al-ʿAzm, 1754

Bedtime stories

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

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 with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Aghabani with customized geometric design combining leaves, flowers and branches

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Aghabani table cloth

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Hanging dyed silk to dry after washing it in cold water

Hand printed fabric combining plant and animal motifs

Hand printed fabric combining plant and animal motifs

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

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

Aghabani table cloth with gold and silver threads

1 Issam Hajjar ih-Damascus

1 Issam Hajjar ih-Damascus

Jazz Caravan Festival 1996 in Damascus

Jazz Caravan Festival 1996 in Damascus

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Spools in the textile factory of the Mezannar family

Aramaic Language – Jab’adin in Munira’s Memory

An olive grove in the Ghouta of Damascus

An olive grove in the Ghouta of Damascus

Tughra of sultan over the entrance of ash-Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi Mosque

Tughra of sultan over the entrance of ash-Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi Mosque

Hand carved wood block used for printing fabrics

Hand carved wood block used for printing fabrics

Aleppo soap

Aleppo soap

Production of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration in a Syrian workshop

Production of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration in a Syrian workshop

Making pickles

Making pickles

The minaret of Jamiʿ (Mosque) ash-Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

The minaret of Jamiʿ (Mosque) ash-Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

Aliya Alnuami is applying the relief paste on her ‘Ajami-work

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jazaʿiri cenotaph, beside the Mausoleum of Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jazaʿiri cenotaph, beside the Mausoleum of Shaykh Muhyi ad-Din Ibn ʿArabi

Traditional production of animal glue

Traditional production of animal glue

Traditional production of animal glue

Traditional production of animal glue

Painting of a calligraphy work of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration

Painting of a calligraphy work of a contemporary ‘Ajami decoration