Baghdad: Turban Fabric Makers
In his Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm, al-Muqaddasi (d. 991) mentioned that there are special workshops for the manufacture of thin yakānkī turbans in Baghdad. Yakānkī is a Persian word, and is also used as the name of a fabric made in the city. See also: Weaver; Spinner; Tailor.
Citation: Muqaddasi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad. Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fi maʿrifat al-aqālīm (Cairo: Maktabat Madbili, 1991), vol. 3, p. 128.