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Moroccan antique textiles

 

shawl 'tahendirt'

Ait Morhad, 19th c.

5' x 3'10"

High Atlas woman's cape. A very fine and sophisticated tribal weaving with traditional striped pattern in naturally-colored and undyed wool.

 

 


caftan

Fes, ca. 1930

The irridescent purple satin is from Lyons, France, which created speciality cloths for the Moroccan market. It is lined with white muslin. Of special note is the totally hand-made passmenterie buttons going all the way up to the collar. 52" top-to-bottom, 55" sleeve-to-sleeve. Rare and wearable, in excellent condition.

 

 

silk sash

Fes 19th C.

11" x 63"

This is folded so that you can't see the full piece, which has stains on it from long usage. Soft, lightweight and diaphanous silk.

 

 

 

woman's belt

Zemmour, early1900s

Thick ropey silk braid with gorgeous silk tassels.

17'

 

 

Belghat, Berber shoes
Leather and cotton.  All hand-sewn shoes were once the rule in North Africa with each

 

Prayer-book pouch

Fes, 19th c.

silver embroidery on velvet.

5" x 6"

 

 

 

Brown Leather and Metal Bag 2

Brown Leather and Metal Bag 2

SKU: 810004

This bag is made with rafia, embellished with leather and metal.

Green and Brown Bag

Green and Brown Bag

SKU: 810006

This bag is made with rafia, embellished with leather and metal.

Leather and Metal Bag

Leather and Metal Bag

SKU: 810001

This bag is made with rafia, embellished with leather and metal.

Pink Ribbon Brown Bag

Pink Ribbon Brown Bag

SKU: 810005

This bag is made with rafia, embellished add to it leather and metal.

Yellow, Green, Brown Stripe Bag

Yellow, Green, Brown Stripe Bag

SKU: 810003

This bag is made with rafia, embellished add to it leather and metal.

Mirror Door
 

Mirror Door

SKU: 210005

This miror is made of metal and camel bones. Lenght: 20inc Width: 5inc Height: 28inc

Mirror Fibule Grand

Mirror Fibule Grand

SKU: 210002

This miror is made of metal and camel bones. The fibule is the jewlery of the Autochthon of Morocco, the berbers. They have been inspired by the position of the starts in the sky, to create this jewlery. size: 35x31 inc

Mirror Fibule Petit

Mirror Fibule Petit

SKU: 210001

This miror is made of metal and camel bones. The fibule is the jewlery of the Autochthon of Morocco, the berbers. They have been inspired by the position of the starts in the sky to create this jewlery. Size: 43x32.5 inc

Mirror Sherhazad

Mirror Sherhazad

SKU: 210003

This miror is made of metal and camel bones. Size: 31x17 inc

Mirror Zman

Mirror Zman

SKU: 210004

This miror is made of metal and camel bones. Size: 38x20inc

 

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