Cactus Silk CI

Accent Framed Textile

Cactus Silk CI

Accent Framed Textile

24.5" W x 22.5" H
Vintage
Morocco
$1,595 Sale

This artwork was created by Berber people, indigenous to North Africa. Berber textiles can be identified by region and... READ MORE

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Provenance

Vintage
Morocco

This artwork was created by Berber people, indigenous to North Africa. Berber textiles can be identified by region and tribe, detailed with stripes and symbols. The small symbols seen here mimic traditional tattoos that adorn Berber women. The symbols have many meanings, such as longevity, fertility, protection against the evil eye, cures for illnesses, tribal association, and marital status. These rugs were traditionally made from the silk of the Sabra Cactus, but are now made from an alternate natural fiber.

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This artwork is a blend of cotton and vegetable silk. The woven textile is carefully applied to a linen substrate, which provides a border between the textile and frame. This piece is offered in our lucite frame. Our signature gold St. Frank plate is featured in the bottom right-hand corner of each piece.

Framed textiles are custom framed once they are ordered. Allow 4-6 weeks for framing and delivery. Expedited options may be available by emailing service@stfrank.com.

This item may be returned within 30 days of delivery. Due to the difficulty of packaging and shipping of Sublime size art, St. Frank will charge a fee for returning art of this size. Please contact us for further information.

*Please note that as unique, handmade piece, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

Provenance

This artwork was created by Berber people, indigenous to North Africa. Berber textiles can be identified by region and tribe, detailed with stripes and symbols. The small symbols seen here mimic traditional tattoos that adorn Berber women. The symbols have many meanings, such as longevity, fertility, protection against the evil eye, cures for illnesses, tribal association, and marital status. These rugs were traditionally made from the silk of the Sabra Cactus, but are now made from an alternate natural fiber.