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Cape (Handira)


Artist Unknown (Oulad el Haj)


c. 1930

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Cape (Handira), Artist Unknown (Oulad el Haj)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Wool; weft-faced plain weave with knotted pile
Size: 76-1/2 x 46-1/4 in. (194.3 x 117.5 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco, Middle Atlas Mountains
Culture: Oulad el Haj, Africa, Morocco, Middle Atlas Mountains
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: blue with red, yellow and orange stripes and off-white zigzags on one side; dark blue knotted pile fiber bands on opposite side; knotted off-white fringe on short sides; 2 red and blue braided ties with 3 tassels on one long side
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Purchased with a grant from the Rehael Fund--Roger L. Hale/Eleanor L. Hall of The Minneapolis Foundation
Accession Number: 2001.3.7
Added to Site: February 28, 2009