Beni Ouarain, Ait Hiar tribe
Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Size: 104 x 85 cm including fringe ( 41 x 33.4 inches)
Wool, resist dyed and painted, cotton
Natural dyes, wild madder roots are used for the orange color
Collected in the field from the family that produced the veil for domestic use. Authentic taradat veils are among the most highly sought Berber textiles.
Condition: Some holes (visible in the image these are now backed), worn areas, tears and worn fringe.