Portfolio Category: ARCHIVE

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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Nyskkom

Men’ s ceremonial apron “Nyskkom”. Cotton, shells, brass. Chang people. Nagaland. Northeastern India. Headhunting culture area. Circa late 19th. century. Good condition. Cm. 21 x 42 (8.2 x 16.5 inches). SOLD. A striped grey cloth profusely decorated with small shells in a rectangular pattern. In the center a brass penis cover. Great patina on shells,…
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Berber mat

Berber mat. Raphia, leather. Berber people. South Morocco. Circa mid. 20th. century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 340 x 262 (134" x 103"). Sold.
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furoshiki mat

Furoshiki mat. Cotton shibori tie-dye natural indigo. Japan. Mid. 20th. Century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 86 x 203 (34” x 80”). Sold.
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