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Textile fragment (central part) "Arkilla Kerka" cod. 0458. One of the items added on my new website www.nonplusultra.cloud. Wool hand woven cotton natural dyes. Peul people. Mali. Early 20th. century. Good condition  ...
Textile fragment (central part) "Arkilla Kerka" cod. 0458. One of the items added on my new website www.nonplusultra.cloud. Wool hand woven cotton natural dyes. Peul people. Mali. Early 20th. century. Good condition  ...
Textile fragment (central part) "Arkilla Kerka" cod. 0458. One of the items added on my new website www.nonplusultra.cloud. Wool hand woven cotton natural dyes. Peul people. Mali. Early 20th. century. Good condition  ...
Textile fragment (central part) "Arkilla Kerka" cod. 0458. One of the items added on my new website www.nonplusultra.cloud. Wool hand woven cotton natural dyes. Peul people. Mali. Early 20th. century. Good condition  ...
Textile fragment (central part) "Arkilla Kerka" cod. 0458. One of the items added on my new website www.nonplusultra.cloud. Wool hand woven cotton natural dyes. Peul people. Mali. Early 20th. century. Good condition with damages due to age and usage. Cm. 146 x 244 (4'9" x 8'). Ex lot 508 auction"Orientalisme & Africanisme" - Gros & Delettrez 12/06/2007. From the auction's catalogue :"This piece is one of the oldest Arkilla sold on the market in the last years". These bankets are part of the dowry of a woman who is getting married and are used as marriage bed screens (suspended over the bed as mosquito protection. They are very inportant cloths for the owners with symbolic and social importance. This piece has 6 warps of cloth sewn together to form a single blanket (now mounted on linen on 3 different stretchers).Cloths of this type, known as arkilla kerka, are tent-dividers and marriage-bed hangings.
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