The Fulani tribe lives in the Niger bend region of Mali and Niger. It is the only region in west Africa with climate suitable for rearing sheep.Fulani blankets are made of sheep wool, woven on a narrow loom and then sewn together lengthwise selvedge to selvedge. This Fulani blanket ahs a minimal quality compare to typical work with busy patterns done in supplementary weave.
Circa: Early 20th century
Condition: Minor staining, one patch by tassels, some black areas worn due corrosive black dye, good
Dimensions: 99" x 53"
Inventory number: TX4241