Notes on the Geography of Great Mirror: Photo 6
Most people on the West Bank wear western clothes, made locally or in Jordan (or China), but there are exceptions. Here, midway toward the haram, a tailor cuts and sews sheepskins into jackets, vests, and cloaks. The prices are low, but the finishing is too rough for export. There are many other such trades practiced nearby: power lathes, for example, shave shafts of brass into heavy pestles for grinding spices.
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