Berber Textile

Berber Sash – HIZAM – Ait Ouaouzguite, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 251,0 x 13,5 (98.81” x 5.31”). Ait Ouaouzguite region. Excellent condition. You can see a similar piece on page 112 of "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their...

Berber Boots – Zemmour Tribe, Morocco

Mid 20th century or earlier. Leather, wool. Cm. 23,0 long (9.05”) x cm. 8,8 width (3.46”) x cm. 25,0 high (9.84"). Beautiful shoes from Zemmour tribe. You can see a similar piece on page 207 of “Splendeurs du Maroc” – Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale – Tervuren 1998. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa....

Berber Boots – Ida Ou Nadif Tribe, Morocco

Mid 20th century or earlier. Leather, silk. Cm. 25,5 long (10.03”) x cm. 10,6 width (4.17”) x cm. 24,5 high (9.64"). Beautiful boots from Ida Ou Nadif tribe. You can see a similar piece on page 207 of “Splendeurs du Maroc” – Musée royal de l’Afrique centrale – Tervuren 1998. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa....

Berber Headgear – AGOUNOUNE – Ait Hadidou – High Atlas, MoroccoBerber Headgear – AGOUNOUNE – Ait Hadidou – High Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 116,0 x 106,0 (45.66” x 41.73”). Tie and Die. Perfect condition, outstanding piece. Beautiful women's headgear from the Ait Hadidou tribe. You can see a similar piece on page 138 of “African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent”, by John Gillow.

Berber Saddlebag – Zemmour – Middle Atlas, MoroccoBerber Saddlebag – Zemmour – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool, fine embroidery. Excellent condition. Without fringes, approx. cm. 96,0 high (37.79")  x cm. 28,0 width (11.02”) .   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....