Baghdad: Carpet Makers
In his al-Risāla al-Baghdādiyya, al-Tawhidi (d. 1023) indicates that he saw al-dist carpet makers. Al-dist refers to the higher place of the house, which were covered with carpets woven with Iraqi gold threads. See also: Weaver; Embroiderer; Robe Maker.
Citation: Al-Tawhidi, ʿAli ibn Muhammad Abu Hayyan. Al-Risāla al-Baghdādiyya, ed. Abbud Shalji (Cologne: Dar al-Jamal, 1997), p. 138.
In his Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm, al-Muqaddasi (d. 991) notes that he saw ʿAbādān carpets being made in Madinat Al-Salam (Baghdad). See also: Weaver; Tailor; Mat Maker.
Citation: Muqaddasi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad. Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm (Cairo: Maktabat Madbili, 1991), vol. 3, p. 128.