Armenian girls weaving carpets


A Page from People of All Nations, their life story today and the story of their past captured in numerous photographs edited by J.A. Hammerton 1920

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Neither the Turk nor the Kurd is remarkable for artistic talent, but the Armenians, with a culture going back to the age of Babylon, have, like the Asiatic Greeks, coloured the minds of their conquerors with the old native arts. Here we see two fine Kurdistan carpets being made by little Armenian maids, under supervision of older women, while a finished carpet hangs ready for sale between the ....

Armenian girls weaving carpets 1920

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