Henna Harvesting in Pakistan
Photographs supplied by Abid & Company ( Pvt) Ltd.
Catherine Cartwright-Jones © 2004

harvesting henna

When the crop is ready to harvest, before the monsoon rains become heavy,
the farmer clips off all the new growth from the henna trees.


harvesting henna

The farmer and his family stack the henna branches in tidy bunches to dry in the sun.

harvesting henna

The farmer and his family carry them to the roadside.

harvesting henna

Camels come to pick up the henna bundles when they are dry,
and carry them to be cleaned.
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