1320 Antique Bakhnoug Shawl - Textile Art Masterpiece

Brown Bakhnoug Wool Wedding Shawl

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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 used mainly as a fortified granary by the local Berber Nomads.

Mid 1900s

3'11'' W x 6'8'' L

 

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

LITERATURE EXAMPLE: A similar example may be seen in 'North African Textile' by Spring & Hudson on page 63

 PERSONAL COLLECTION - NOT FOR SALE YET

 

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