Baghdad: Brocade Makers
In his al-Risāla al-Baghdādiyya, al-Tawhidi (d. 1023) mentions that al-washī cloth was made in Baghdad. He describes that al-Washī is embroidered cloth made of brocade. See also: Weaver; Spinner; Embroiderer.
Citation: Al-Tawhidi, ʿAli ibn Muhammad Abu Hayyan. Al-Risāla al-Baghdādiyya, ed. Abbud Shalji (Cologne: Dar al-Jamal, 1997), p. 133.