Berber Woman’s Shawl (Handira)

The Atlas Berbers, both men and women,have remained faithful to their traditional costumes, including the use of rectangular capes draped over shoulders and fastened with two ties around the neck.
Wide stripes of white, blue and black interspaced with thin lines of warmer colors to create a jaunty effect.
Ahel Ziouant tribe of the middle Atlas.

Circa: Early 20th Century

Origin: Ahel Tsiouant Berbers of Middle Atlas, Morocco

Material: Wool

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: 65" x 45.5"

Inventory number: TX4993



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