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Hanging on the line

A’nakhar, Oman, December 2018

This might look like a heavy load of washing out to dry, but it’s actually a tempting open air carpet stall at the bottom of Jebel Shams. These traditional products are handwoven from coarse goat hair in natural colours, carefully displayed at a key road junction on the tourist trail.



Copyright Debbie Smyth, 7 June 2021

Posted as part of Monday Washing Lines

11 replies »

  1. Love Oman though never been to that particular spot though. Spent a few years there: 1977-8 (Muscat) when it was still emerging from the middle ages and 1996-2000 (Thumrait).


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