National Geographic : 1926 Sep
© N. (C.S. Autochromes Lumiere by Gervais Courtellemont A HARD BARGAINER IN SOFT GOODS Cotton-filled quilts and cushions are used extensively by middle-class Egyptians. The tiny shops in the older parts of Cairo are little more than caves in the wall. WHERE CAIRO'S ARISTOCRACY ONCE DWELT Many winding streetsofold Cairo retain theoriental aspect that has somewhat departed fromthe new city. Occasional beautifully carved stone decorations bespeakahappier day inthepast.