Bags and Chests

Berber Bag – ZAABOULA – Rif Mountain, North Morocco

Berber Bag – ZAABOULA – Rif Mountain, North Morocco

20th century. Leather. Cm. 28,0 high x cm. 32,0 width (11.02” x 12.59″). With fringes the bag is approx. cm. 60,0 long (23.62″). Perfect conditions. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River.The name Berber appeared for the first […]

Tuareg Leather Bag – Mali

Tuareg Leather Bag – Mali

Leather. The bag is approx. cm. 45,0 width x 30,2 high (17.71” x 11.88″). With fringes, the bag is cm. 54,0 high (21.25″). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly […]

Wooden Tuareg Bag for a Qur’an Manuscript – Mali

Wooden Tuareg Bag for a Qur’an Manuscript – Mali

Early to mid 20th century. Wood. Cm. 28,3 high x cm 17,8 width (11.14 x 7.00 Inches). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly nomads. For over two millennia, the […]

Sahrawi Chest – Western Sahara

Sahrawi Chest – Western Sahara

Mid 20th century. The chest (wood) is cm. 16,5 high x cm. 31,0 width( 6.49″ x 12.20″); the lock (iron, brass and copper decorations) is cm. 3,3 high x cm 8,0 width (1.29″ x 3.14″); the key is cm. 8,7 high (3.42″). The Sahrawi people are the people living in the western part of the […]

Berber Bag – South Morocco

Berber Bag – South Morocco

                  Leather. Cm. 36,0 high x cm. 37,0 width (14.17″ x 14.56”). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River.The name Berber appeared for the first time after the end […]

Jewish Bag – Seal of Solomon – Souss Region, Morocco

Jewish Bag – Seal of Solomon – Souss Region, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Leather. Cm. 24,0 high x cm. 27,3 width (9.44″ x 10.74”). Moroccan Jews are the Jews who live or lived in Morocco. The first Jews migrated to this area after the destruction of the First Temple in Jerusalem and settled among the Berbers. They were later met by a second wave of migration […]

Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Extra fine leather quality. Beautiful designs. Without fringes approx. cm. 70,0 x 40,5 (13.77” x 10.23”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are […]

Tuareg Camel Leather Bag – Niger – Fine Designs

Tuareg Camel Leather Bag – Niger – Fine Designs

Camel leather; approx. cm. 32,0 x 60,0 (12.59” x 23.62”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly nomads. For over two millennia, the Tuareg […]

Tuareg Bag and Smoking Pipe – Niger

Tuareg Bag and Smoking Pipe – Niger

  The bag is cm. 16,0 long x cm. 5,3 width (6.29 x 2.08 Inches). The pipe (ebony, white metal, brass) is cm. 10,1 long (3.97 Inches). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the […]

Tuareg Leather Bag – Scroll – Niger

Tuareg Leather Bag – Scroll – Niger

Leather, red fabric, aluminium; approx. cm. 31,0 x 14,0 (12.20” x 5.51”). This old bag contains a scroll in the front. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by […]

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