Haïk wool Haouz vintage

250,00 €

  • Lenght 470 cm
  • Width 155 cm

MA1016-358

A Berber haïk or shawl from the region of Haouz to the West of the imperial city of Marrakech in Morocco. Handmade. Woven natural undyed wool. The combination of creams as well as the distribution of the stripes are great and confer it an elegant and authentic tribal character. A -haïk-, -hayk-, -haik- or -tahraoukht-, is an outer garment used by the different Berber tribes as part of their attire. It may come in many sizes and the way to wear it can vary a lot depending on the are and the needs of the wearer, for example, as a cape or as a sort of veil to cover head and face.