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  • Old tuareg leather bag

    Width: 55 cm

    Height: 70 cm

    Old tuareg leather bag

    Price €180.00
    MA1018-185

    A great old Tuareg leather bag from Niger. Goatskin and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. A superb piece, tribal, authentic and very decorative.

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    Width: 50 cm

    Height: 66 cm

    Old tuareg leather bag

    Price €180.00
    MA1018-184

    A great old Tuareg leather bag from Niger. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. This sample features a lovely ornamentation that combines painted, embroidered and incised decoration. A superb piece, tribal, authentic and very decorative.

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  • Camel Tuareg reins
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    Lenght: 340 cm

    Camel Tuareg reins

    Price €48.00
    MA0315-474

    Fantastic Tuareg camel leather reins from Mauritania. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. 

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  • Camel Tuareg reins
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    Camel Tuareg reins

    Price €48.00
    MA0315-473

    Fantastic Tuareg camel leather reins from Mauritania. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. 

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  • Camel Tuareg reins
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    Lenght: 425 cm

    Camel Tuareg reins

    Price €75.00
    MA0315-469

    Fantastic Tuareg camel leather reins from Mali. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes.  With little mirrors is very decorative and full of uses.

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    Tuareg leather pendant.Gri-Gri.

    Price €35.00
    MA1016-035

    A fantastic Tuareg leather amulet-holder from Mali. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. Very decorative and full of uses

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  • Tuareg leather pendant

    Lenght: 63 cm

    Tuareg leather pendant

    Price €38.00
    MA1016-034

    A fantastic Tuareg leather pendant from Mali. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. Very decorative and full of uses.

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  • Tuareg leather pendant

    Lenght: 52 cm

    Width: 13 cm

    Tuareg leather pendant

    Price €42.00
    MA1016-033

    A fantastic Tuareg leather pendant from Mali. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes.  With little mirrors is very decorative and full of uses.

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  • Tuareg leather pendant

    Lenght: 42 cm

    Width: 7 cm

    Tuareg leather pendant

    Price €42.00
    MA1016-032

    A fantastic Tuareg leather pendant from Mali. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes.  With little mirrors is very decorative and full of uses.

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  • Tuareg leather embroidery...
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    Lenght: 37 cm

    Width: 14 cm

    Tuareg leather embroidery wallet

    Price €48.00
    MA1016-031

    A fantastic Tuareg leather amulet-holder pouch or wallet from Mali. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. 

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  • Complete set Tuareg man's...

    Width: 40 cm

    Height: 34 cm

    Complete set Tuareg man's old...

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    ML0915-981

    An awesome and very complete antique Tuareg man’s  leather bag from Mali. Decorated with leather fringe and tassel. It includes a full set of pocket knifes,needles, scissors and tweezers. It even includes a rubber ring to fit, no doubt, ia well’s pump. All of them are essential items in an extremely harsh environment where everything is useful and nothing is discarded. Superb patina. An extremely covetable piece and with a great ethnographic value.

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  • Rif. Man’s leather bag

    Width: 28 cm

    Height: 50 cm

    Rif. Man’s leather bag

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    MA0315-485

    A superb old traditional man’s leather bag - dhaza’butsh- from Taghzuth in the Rif region in Morocco. The leather work is oustanding and it shows a great patina. Decorated with long leather fringes and mirror pieces. Taghzuth (Tarhzout) has been since long ago a main centre of leather works such as bags like these, belts, sacs and other. A beautiful and true piece of Berber tribal art.

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  • Tuareg leather cushion vintage
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    Lenght: 48 cm

    Width: 27 cm

    Height: 8 cm

    Tuareg leather cushion vintage

    Price €94.00
    MA0214-097

    A great vintage Tuareg leather cushion from Mali. It shows a superb patina, an outstanding painted and dyed decoration with traditional Tuareg patterns and motifs and a long leather fringe. It was most likely meant to be used on a camel saddle.  Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. A fantastic piece of ethnographic art. 

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  • Chkara. Traditional Berber...

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    MA1013-737

    A simply marvellous antique traditional Berber leather bag or -chkara-. Beautifully hand-embroidered in cotton and with his handmade artisan original hanging cord. Made in the 1930-40's by the famous Jewish artisan Karel in his workshop. This traditional man's bag is still in use in rural weekly markets in Morocco. A true piece of art of oustanding workmanship.

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  • Complete set Tuareg man's...

    Width: 36 cm

    Height: 38 cm

    Complete set Tuareg man's old...

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    MA1107-584

    A wonderful man's old Tuareg leather bag from Mali. Decorated with cowries and leather tassels. It includes a full set of pocket knifes, wood piquet, leather pouches and fly-whisks made of leather and animal hair. Superb patina. An extremely covetable piece as it is the complete set!.

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  • Akrab. Berber man's antique...

    Width: 34 cm

    Height: 30 cm

    Akrab. Berber man's antique...

    Price €325.00
    MA1013-728

    A stunning antique traditional Berber man leather and embroidery bag or -akrab- from the Moroccan Berber tribe of the Aït Morhad.  A scarce example, in a wonderful state and with an oustanding workmanship. A similar one can be seen in the Musée Tiskiwin in Marrakech (see page 53 of "L'art de la Parure sur l'itinerare Marrakech-Agadez-Tombouctou Marrakech", Tome I, by Bert Flint). A true gem.  

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  • Old Tuareg leather fringe bag
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    Width: 52 cm

    Height: 52 cm

    Old Tuareg leather fringe bag

    Price €110.00
    MA1107-587

    A great old fringed leather bag from the Tuareg sourced in Mali. Goatskin and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. This one would have been used to carry personal items by its owner. I would hang from the camel's saddle when travelling and from a pole at the tent. These pieces are also sometimes turned into pieces of decoration at the entrance of the tents or -jaimas-. Extremely decorative.

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  • Old Tuareg leather banner
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    Width: 80 cm

    Height: 80 cm

    Old Tuareg leather banner

    Price €110.00
    MA1107-582
    A beautiful old fringed leather Tuareg panel, hanger or banner from Mali. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. This piece shows a great ornamentation that combines minutely painted, embroidered and incised decoration. It will turn into the focal point of attention in any wall.
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  • Tuareg leather traveling bag
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    Width: 50 cm

    Height: 50 cm

    Tuareg leather traveling bag

    Price €450.00
    MA1106-382

    A stunning old Tuareg woman's leather traveling bag -tehaihait- from Tamanrasset in Southern Algeria. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. Superb ornamentation that combines painted, embroidered and incised decoration. These bags are used by women to store their jewellery, clothes and other items. Sometimes they are secured with the characteristic tuareg locks -tanast-. They are hung from one side of the camel when travelling and from a pole or post at the women's section at the encampment. Not only a wonderful ethnic piece but also one with great visual impact.

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  • old tuareg leather bag
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    Lenght: 80 cm

    Width: 50 cm

    old tuareg leather bag

    Price €110.00
    MA0506-886
    A great old Tuareg leather bag from Niger. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. This sample features a lovely ornamentation that combines painted, embroidered and incised decoration. A superb piece, tribal, authentic and very decorative.
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  • Old camel saddle
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    Lenght: 65 cm

    Width: 40 cm

    Height: 60 cm

    Old camel saddle

    Price €315.00
    MA0303-077

    A wonderful old camel saddle -tarik- or -tamzak- from the Moroccan-Algerian border south of Jbel Bani. It has a wooden structure and it is fully covered in camel hide. It features great darns and painted decoration meant to protect the rider and his camel from evil and the treacherous spirits -djinn- that inhabit the desert. This type of saddle is only used by men. It is placed in front of the camel's hump. The rider's feet will rest on the curve of the animal's neck. Superbly worn.

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  • Tuareg leather embroidery...
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    Width: 18 cm

    Height: 44 cm

    Tuareg leather embroidery wallet

    Price €69.00
    MA0311-262

    A fantasticTuareg leather amulet-holder pouch or wallet from Algeria. Goatskin, cotton and pigments. Tuareg women are in charge of leatherworking. They soak the skins and remove the hair to then tan them with natural tannins and soften them with oil or butter. The colourful decoration uses natural dyes. This sample features a lovely ornamentation that combines painted, embroidered and incised decoration. 

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