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African & Asian Textiles

Assaba (woman's headcloth)
Southern Tunisian (Dahar Mountains), first half of the 20th century
69 x 11.5 in. (175.26 x 29.21 cm), mounted

A headcloth or assaba of the Berber peoples of the Dahar Mountains woven on a loom in the sprang technique (which resembles knitting) and resist-dyed in red and black in a pattern of concentric circles.

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