Cape, or handira, woven in fine wool and cotton. Wide stripes of white, blue and black interspaced with thin lines of warmer colors to create a jaunty effect.The white and light brown are cotton while the rest of stripes are wool.This type of cape would be worn draped around the shoulders, tied around the neck with two strips that are attached to the longer edge and which have been removed from this cape.Ait Hadiddou people, Berber peoples, High Atlas Mountains
Circa: First 1/4 20th century
Material: Wool and cotton.
Condition: Some overall soiling, minor stains, Very good
Dimensions: 75" x 47"
Inventory number: TX4306