A lesson in painted woodwork at the Artisan School or Dar Sanaa, founded 1919 under the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco, which teaches the traditional art and craft skills of woodwork, zellige, sculpted plaster, leatherwork, etc, in Tetouan on the slopes of Jbel Dersa in the Rif Mountains of Northern Morocco. Tetouan was of particular importance in the Islamic period from the 8th century, when it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After the Reconquest, the town was rebuilt by Andalusian refugees who had been expelled by the Spanish. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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A lesson in painted woodwork at the Artisan School or Dar Sanaa, founded 1919 under the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco, which teaches the traditional art and craft skills of woodwork, zellige, sculpted plaster, leatherwork, etc, in Tetouan on the slopes of Jbel Dersa in the Rif Mountains of Northern Morocco. Tetouan was of particular importance in the Islamic period from the 8th century, when it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After the Reconquest, the town...
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