Monday, May 27, 2013

Jeddah: Inside a Textile Souk

Clothing, carpets, and handicrafts are available in textile shops like this one in Jeddah.  I got a kick out of seeing the handwoven piece of the US flag in the lower left corner - I certainly didn't expect to see something like that here.  The other one in the lower middle also made me chuckle because Lebanon is misspelled, something that I found on many carpets and other items in the Turkish-Afghani souk.  CLICK HERE FOR A MAP to this Jeddah souk where you can find baskets, carpets, furniture, clothing, handicrafts,jewelry, and many other traditional handicrafts.

5 comments:

  1. Oh... carpets... wonderful handicrafts, my dreams!

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    1. Hi Karl - It was really a dream shopping in this area of Jeddah. One shop after another - very interesting, filled with treasures.

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  2. Hi Susie, please disable the word verification, that is so annoying...
    The manual approval is enough to fight spammers.
    (Do not publish this comment, please).

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  3. does it say "Labenon"

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    1. Yes, it says "Labenon." I saw many textiles there with misspellings on them.

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