a beni ouarain handira

Zareh Achdjian writes:

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toponym: woman’s shawl (so-called handira or handirah in Berber)

anonymous designer (design which became part ot the Beni Ouarain’ s tradition since centuries)

anonymous weaver (a semi-nomadic individual loom of the Beni Ouarain ethnic group).

182 cm x 091 cm

wool, cotton / flat-weave (kilim), extra-weft weave (soumakh)

19th Century

In Memory of Herwig Bartels: photographs taken in Ryad El Cadi in Marrakech

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