Toy carpet, woven from dyed wool on a wooden frame. It was designed to be used in a doll's tent, and was made by an eight year old girl from the Douar village, Tan-Tan, Moroccan Sahara.

It is part of a group of traditional toys collected in the Anti-Atlas area of Morocco by Belgium Socio-cultural Anthropologist Jean-Pierre Rossie, during the period 2005-2011

See more information in Rossie J-P., 2008. Saharan and North African Play and Toy Cultures. Domestic life in play, games and toys, p. 64-66.


Physical Description

Pair of crossed sticks, interlaced with green, red and grey and blue fabric to form a square. Three of the ends are covered with fraying grey fabric.

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