Berber Textile

Berber Rug – Azilal, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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 are passing down to daughters […]

Berber Saddlebag – Pre-Sahara, Morocco

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 after the end of the […]

Berber Fabric – Anti Atlas, South Morocco

Berber Fabric – Anti Atlas, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silk. Approximately cm. 34,0 x 53,0 (13.39” x 20.87”). 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 up their unique language […]

Berber Babouche – Ida Ou Nadif Tribe – Anti Atlas, Morocco

Berber Babouche – Ida Ou Nadif Tribe – Anti Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century or earlier. Leather, silk. Cm. 26,0 high x cm. 10,0 width (10.14″ x 3.94”). 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 […]

Berber Carpet – Khenifra Region, Morocco

Berber Carpet – Khenifra Region, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 165,0 x 102,0 (4.51 x 3.35 Feet). 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 up their […]

Berber Pillow – Zemmour Tribe – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Berber Pillow – Zemmour Tribe – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 98,0 x 28,0 (38.58” x 11.02”). 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 up their unique language and […]

Berber Sash – HIZAM – Ouarzazate, Morocco

Berber Sash – HIZAM – Ouarzazate, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 108,0 x 21,3 (42.52” x 8.39”). 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 and culture which are, like their […]

Berber Babouche – Ida Ou Nadif Tribe – Anti Atlas, Morocco

Berber Babouche – Ida Ou Nadif Tribe – Anti Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century or earlier. Leather, wool. Cm. 26,3 high x cm. 11,5 width (10.35″ x 4.52”). 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 and culture […]

Berber Pillow – Zemmour Tribe – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Berber Pillow – Zemmour Tribe – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 41,0 x 34,5 (16.14” x 13.58”). 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 up their unique language and […]

Berber Embroidered Headgear – Ait Atta Tribe – Oulad Driss, Mhamid, Morocco

Berber Embroidered Headgear – Ait Atta Tribe – Oulad Driss, Mhamid, Morocco

Cotton, wool. Approx. cm. 190,0 high x 90,0 width (74.80” x 35.43”). Excellent conditions. The Ait Atta are a large Berber tribal confederation of South eastern Morocco. They are divided into “five fifths” (khams khmas), all said to descend from the forty sons of their common ancestor Dadda Atta: these “fifths” are the Ait Ouallal, Ait Ouahlim, […]

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