Large Tuareg reed mat 8x16 Fabulous nomad African reed and leather mat
Tuareg culture creates an impressive world of beautiful, functional, and abstract objects. The dominant materials are leather, wood, fibers and metal, which are transformed into clothing, tools, furniture, and tents. Used as floor covering to protect from dust, sand, water and cold, the Tuareg reed and leather mats serve faithfully throughout life of generations, projecting a Tuareg 'mystique' to their owners. Together with the mat’s utility the unprecedented esthetic appeal of this mat alludes to numerous ancient beliefs, from fertility and childbirth to astronomic knowledge and metaphysical truths. Bring a new dimension to your modern life style by adding this terrific work of tribal art to your home interiors.
Dimensions : 268 cm x 513 cm cm = 8.7 ft x 16.8 ft
Age : 60-70 years old
Condition: Remember its very antique rug , comes with vintage and antique touches" image talk "
small minor scratches but to me that’s the beauty of this antique mat.