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Woman's Henna Dyed Shawl, "Adrar"
Antique Ida ou Nadif people (Berber Tribe) woman's henna dyed shawl, ""Adrar"". Natural white wool with minimalist painted wide henna stripesto the sides with an additional 9 rows of brite white cotton compound weft woven lines, snowflake and diaper patterning,tassles tie-dyed with henna at the four corners; perhaps matrimonial/ceremonial usage; from the Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Heirloom, circa 1900.
65 x 94 cm
, 1900