Baghdad: Coracle Makers
Wilfred Thesiger (d. 2003), reports that circular coracles (known in Arabic as quffa) were commonly employed in Baghdad, and as far south on the Euphrates as Kut. See also: Carpenter; Boat Recoater; Bitumen Collector; Mat Maker; Reed House Builder.
Citation: Wilfred Thesiger, The Marsh Arabs (London: The Folio Society, 2004. First edition: London: Longman, 1964), p. 106.