National Geographic : 1921 Apr
Photograph byHarold F.Weston A KASHKAI WOMAN AT DEHBID MAKING A RUG This type of rug loom is portable and is generally used by the nomadic tribes. On it small rugsonly can bemade. The woolen yarn isdyed locally, but in recent years German aniline dyes, blatant in color and liable to run or fade, were dumped upon Persia and were widely used. The Persian Government has made strenuous efforts to stop the sale of these dyes.