How One Of The Last Fez Makers In Cairo Keeps A 600-Year-Old Tradition Alive | Still Standing

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Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma
11 Mar 2022

Fez hats were once a symbol of the Ottoman Empire. But after they were banned in Egypt in the 1950s, fez shops largely disappeared. We visited one of the last shops in Cairo, where Nasser Abd El-Baset has been making fezzes for over 40 years.

Nasser does not have a website and sells his fezzes locally in Cairo.

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How One Of The Last Fez Makers In Cairo Keeps A 600-Year-Old Tradition Alive | Still Standing

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AshifRaza
AshifRaza 8 months ago

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