Ethnography

Old Large Woven Straw Leather Carpet – Tuareg – Mauritania

Approx. cm. 110,0 x 140,0 (43.31” x 55.12”). Authentic old straw mat decorated with leather strips that form traditional Tuareg geometric designs. 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...