National Geographic : 1943 Jan
The National Geographic Magazine ilit * Staff PhotoTira!h)lir .llaynarl Ow'en W\illiams Veiled Women Add a Living Cornice to Kairouan's White Walls French officers in khaki and the Bey's bandsmen in braided jackets and balloon trousers await the Resident General. The dome is not that of a mosque but of a zaouia-meeting place for a Moslem brotherhood. In its halls is held an annual rug fair. A genuine Kairouan rug bore a seal which allowed free entry into France. ~arr~ k it Ir~i~ a!