Almost Extinct

(Photo: 29-year-old ʿAla’, also known as Abu Mohammad, is a weaver who spends long hours in this shop which he inherited from his father, as well as the craft of hand-loom weaving. He began frequenting the shop when he was six years old. He receives the yarn in large reels and then winds them into balls. You always find Abu Mohammad distrait, he is a calm man of very few words, who dreams of a quiet life away from the current events in Syria – Al-Hayy al-Qadim – Ariha – Idlib – 28-12-2015 [Ghazal/Good Morning Syria]).