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
- headle Pulley
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- West Africa
- Early 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 18×8×5 cm