Tag - Ida ou Nadif

Large Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Nadif, Morocco

Early 20th century - Silver, niello, red glass gr 43,6 (1.53 oz); cm. 9,0 high (3.54”) x cm. 8,5 width (3.34”). Antique Berber earrings from Ida Ou Nadif Tribe. Exquisite work. The Berbers, or, in their own language, Amazigh (plural Imazighen, "free men") are the indigenous inhabitants of North Africa. Sold

Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Ida Ou Nadif, Anti-Atlas Mountains MoroccoBerber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Ida Ou Nadif, Anti-Atlas Mountains Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silver, brass and red glass; niello decorations. Each fibula is cm. 11,9 high (4.68”) x cm. 5,1 width (2.00”). With the chain (silver) the piece is cm. 63,0 (24,80") long. Gr. 87,4 (3.08 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the...

Berber Bag – Ida Ou Nadif – MoroccoBerber Bag – Ida Ou Nadif – Morocco

Ida Ou Nadif people, Souss-Massa-Drâa, Morocco. Mid 20th century. Leather. The piece is approx. cm. 35,5 long (13.97 Inches) x cm. 29,5 width (11.61"). Beautiful symbols on this exceptional bag: solar discs, sacred bread and running water. Sold Ida Ou Nadif people, Souss-Massa-Drâa, Morocco. Mid 20th century. Leather. The piece is approx. cm. 35,5...

Berber Headgear – ADRAR – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas, MoroccoBerber Headgear – ADRAR – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas, Morocco

20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 75,0 x 80,0 (29.5” x 31.4”). Henna dye. Women's foulard from the Ida Ou Nadif tribe. For more information and similar examples: • "Die Farbe Henna - Belmalte Textilien aus Sud-Marokko" Arnoldsche Edition. • "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow; • "Tapis Berbères du...

Berber Headdress – IDA OU NADIFBerber Headdress – IDA OU NADIF

Western Anti Atlas Mountain - Morocco. In this ancient headdress shows various interpretations of the fertility goddess Tanit. The worship of the goddess of fertility was practiced since ancient times by Berbers. With the arrival of Islam, such devotion becomes secret and the image of the goddess is disguised and...