Chouarra Tannery, Fez

Chouarra Tannery

The Chouarra Tannery is near the north-eastern edge of the Medina (old town) in Fez. The whole operation, from raising the animals, procuring their skins, making the leather, and creating leather goods is run as a cooperative of approximately 400 families. The leather is made in much the same way as it has been since the tannery was founded in the 11th century.

Location: N34°03’59.4″, W4°58’16.7″
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G @ f/4.0
1/500s @ ISO 100

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