loin cloth (1) - Cotton - mossi - Burkina Faso

Description
loin cloth (1) - Cotton - mossi - Burkina Faso
mid 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

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.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
loin cloth
Ethnic group/ culture
mossi
Region/ country
Burkina Faso
Material
Cotton
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
0×165×105 cm
Weight
402 g
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