headle Pulley - Wood - Senufo - West Africa

Description
headle Pulley - Wood - Senufo - West Africa
Early 20th century - Good

A fine Senufo Headle pulley with clear signs of use and a good patina.

H= 18 cm, 19 cm on it's metal stand.

Provenance: Gaethan Schoonbroodt collection, Verviers.

Those headle pulleys where part of a narrow strip loom to weave Kente clothing, the figures on top where there for the pleasure of the weaver.
b/w ill.: diagram by gilfoy 1987

Lot details
Object
headle Pulley
Ethnic group/ culture
Senufo
Region/ country
West Africa
Material
Wood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
18×8×5 cm
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