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.
3' 9" x 6'8"
These textiles are very important to the family and so rarely available commercially.
Sotheby's auction - London June, 2006, Lot 117,
Literature: "North African Textiles" by Spring and Hudson
PERSONAL COLLECTION - NOT FOR SALE YET