Black and yellow dyed silk wedding veil, mounted to art conservation standards on a wood frame, from a Berber group, Moroccan. First half of the 20th century. 66 in x 25 in. (Item #1502)
Berber wedding ceremonies were known for beautifully dyed large silk scarves, which were elaborately wrapped around the bride’s head. Functionally the intention was to practice the custom of hiding a bride’s face.
Condition: Good vintage condition