North African Textiles - Baknough, Chott Oulad Amar, Tunisia

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Baknough (woman's head covering)
Chott Oulad Amar, Tunisia
Wool, cotton
20th century
77" (195 cm) long by 36" (91.5 cm) wide 

This is an unusual baknough from a very small area on the Tunisian coast, which is even more unusual for the talismanic embroidery along the ends. Excellent condition.




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