1258 Antique Bakhnoug Shawl - Textile Art Masterpiece

Bakhnoug Wool Wedding Shawl

Spectacular geometric and abstract motifs. They form an alphabet through which declarations of belonging, of faith and messages of goodwill and hope are expressed. 

Chenini Vilage, Tunisia

Chenini is an ancient settlement perched high on a hilltop ridge that was once used mainly as a fortified granary by the local Berber Nomads.

Mid 1900s

3' 9" x 6'8"

These textiles are very important to the family and so rarely available commercially.

REFERENCES:

Sotheby's auction - London  June, 2006, Lot 117, 

Literature: "North African Textiles" by Spring and Hudson

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PERSONAL COLLECTION - NOT FOR SALE YET

 

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