Coir yarn workers

Scope and Content

The image shows the production of coir carpets, with a typed verso caption about the industry, such as the intention to join all six coir co-operatives into a union. Salt bags and tea bags are also made by the co-operative. Women weave the coir into patterns. The outline of the rug and patterns is laid out using coir nailed to a wooden board. Black and white. Location of subject: Southern Province.