The Mossi weave cotton, it consists in a seasonal activity, practised during the dry season, supplementing the agricultural work during the rainy period.
The weaver works seated on a stool.
The bar of the breast beam lays on the hips.
Feminine looms allows pregnant women at near term to weave. Regarding the weaving, strictly speaking, this machine produces bands of a widest width - from 30 to 40 centimetres - than those of masculine looms.
- Total nr of items
- loin cloth
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Burkina Faso
- Mid 20th century
- Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 0×165×105 cm
- 402 g