National Geographic : 1940 Apr
U iN ationai 'jeograpnic society A STITCH IN TIME SAVES A RUG Sitting cross-legged in his Cairo shop, this dealer repairs damaged rugs while waiting for customers to purchase new ones. If spots are faded, he restores the color with touches of dye. Kodachromes byB.Anthony Stewart STEADILY A RUG GROWS UNDER DEFT YOUNG FINGERS Singing while they work, small girls inanAsyult "factory" tiethe knots with uncanny speedand accuracy. Rhythmically flashing their knives, they sever the yarnevenly tomake asmooth, level nap.