The Tentmakers Market: Take a glimpse into Cairo's fading past.

Written by Lena Alsayegh

While Egypt is one of last places in the Middle East where the craft of Tentmaking still thrives, this intricate art form has been facing some struggles. With the new generation losing interest in continuing the work, machines taking over traditionally hand-made items, and store lofts being converted to flats; it’s becoming hard to stay competitive.