1307 Antique Berber Figurative Dowry Weaving Wedding Textile

Berber weaving extravagantly decorated with figures.

Probably from Oued Zem in central Morocco.

Probably woven on an upright loom.

A man, 19 hens,  10 roosters, 6 sturdy camels and dozens of trees of various types feature in it.

Wool base with motifs rendered in silk or silky wool or silky cotton.

Heavy (about 6 kg) with very floppy handle.

No flaws seen

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1900s.

142 x 259 cm

LITERATURE EXAMPLE: A similar example may be seen in 'North African Textile' by Spring & Hudson on page 138. 

Not for sale yet.

 

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