Tenshifa fragment

Embroidered panel. Silk embroidery on linen natural dyes. Algeria. 18th. century or earlier. Dimension 99 x 35 (39 x 14 inches). Good condition with some embroidery losses.
Most probably a fragment from a women ‘ s head covering “Tenshifa”. Tanshifa/scarves, were traditionally worn by Algerian women as head coverings on ceremonial occasions.SOLD.

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