Berber Textile

Old Berber Wedding Headdress – Kufiya – Tunisia

Mid 20th century. Cotton, silk, paillettes. The piece is cm. Approximately cm. 97,0 in lenght (38.19"). Beautiful embroidery with propitiatory symbols (fishes and hands of Fatima). Excellent conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and history span 9,000 years, [...]

Berber Woman’s Mantle – Tahendirt – Ait Hadiddu Tribe, Morocco

Wool. Approx. cm. 160,0 high x 130,0 width (62.99” x 51.18”). Excellent conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans.  They have achieved unity by keeping up their unique language [...]

Old Berber Women’s Coat – Tamizart – Zaiane Tribe, Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 187,0 x 117,0 (6.14 x 3.84 Feet). This coat has been professionally washed; perfect conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths, legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved [...]

Berber Woman’s Mantle – Tahendirt – High Atlas, Morocco

Wool. Approx. cm. 190,0 high x 120,0 width (74.80” x 47.24”). Excellent conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans.  They have achieved unity by keeping up their unique language [...]

Sahrawi Woman Wedding Band – Western Sahara

Early to mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 262,0 in lenght (8.6 Feet). The Sahrawi people are the people living in the western part of the Sahara desert which includes Western Sahara (claimed by the Polisario and mostly controlled by Morocco), other parts of southern Morocco, Mauritania and the extreme [...]

Berber Pillow – Zemmour Tribe – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 44,0 x 42,5 (17.32” x 16.73”). This fabric has been professionally washed; excellent conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths, legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved unity by keeping [...]

Berber Rug – Azilal, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 165,0 x 44,5 (5.41 x 1.46 Feet). Only performed by women of this region, Azilal rugs are made from virgin raw wool by alternating composed patterns of one single knotted line and one or two woven lines, according to a cultural ritual that mothers [...]

Berber Saddlebag – Pre-Sahara, Morocco

1960-1970. Wool. Without fringes, the piece is cm. 60,0 x cm. 40,0 (23.62” x 15.75"). Excellent 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 time [...]