Berber Woman’s Ceremonial Head Scarf

Circa 1930
Anti Atlas, Morocco
On Hold
200 cm x 150 cm
6'6" x 4'11"

A very finely woven wool veil used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ida ou Nadif Berber people of the Moroccan Anti Atlas region. The red tonality is obtained with the resist-technique using henna pigments. Conserved on a black cotton backing and then mounted on a wooden stretcher.

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