1299 Antique Arkilla Jenngo Tent Hanging - African Textile Art

Beautiful antique African Arkilla Jengo wedding textile hanging from Mali with beautiful colour combination.

Both ends are professionally secured.

Arkilla jenngo were woven in the area west of Tomboutou near Lake Faguibine by Songhay-speaking weavers, primarily working for Tuareg patrons. They were used as highly prestigious tent hangings for high status weddings.

248cmx118cm.

The narrow bands at both ends suggest that it is a complete piece

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This item has lived a hearty life participating in the lives of the original creators. Therefore signs of usage are present in the form of minor stains, tears, repairs, thread loss etc. 

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 PERSONAL COLLECTION - Not for Sale yet

 

 

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