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1603 Old Bakhnoug Shawl - Textile Art Masterpiece

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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.

Mid 1900s

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


Size (asymmetric) : 197 x (101-111) cm or  6'6" x (3'4"-3'8")

Wool & cotton

Few stains

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



This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.


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