NIGERIAN FULANI KHASA "MARRIAGE BLANKET" RUG 55" W X 102 L

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PURCHASED BY A FAMILY MEMBER IN EARLY 1960'S IN NORTHERN NIGERIA .THE RUG IS REFERRED TO AS A "KHAASA" BLANKET. THeSECTIONS ARE MADE ON A NARROW LOOM AND STITCHED TOGETHER. THIS BLANKET IS VERY COMPLETE AND VERY CLEAN, HAVINGALWAYS BEEN CAREFULLY STORED. COMMON USE IS WALL HANGING, FOR DISPLAY AND FOR WARMTH. THE KHAASA BLANKET WAS SPECIAL BECAUSE OF THE INTRICATE DESIGNS AND BECAUSE OF THE LENGTH OF TIME TO MAKE SUCH A DETAILED TEXTILE. THISTYPE OF BLANKET CAME TO BE KNOWN AS A MARRIAGE BLANKET AND BECAME PART OF THE MARRIAGE TRADITION. THIS BLANKET HAS TWO SMALL THIN AREAS ON THE EDGE . SHOWN IN THE PHOTOS IS ONE OF THESE AREAS THAT HAS HAD THREAD ADDED TO IT. THIS TYPE OF RUG HAS BEEN IN MUSEUMS AND ALSO WAS PART OF WALL DECORATIONS IN THE FILM "OUT OFAFRICA" PLEASE WRITE WITH ANY QU...

Item Specifics:

Restocking Fee: No

All returns accepted: Returns Accepted

Item must be returned within: 14 Days

Refund will be given as: Money Back

Return shipping will be paid by: Buyer

Modified Item: No

Country/Region of Manufacture: Nigeria

Provenance: Ownership History Available

HAND WOVEN: CAMEL WOOL

  • Item
    202715408790
  • Location
    Fife Lake,MI,USA
  • Seller
    vintagemarg
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