Code: fr481 - Spectacular contemporary Malian wedding blanket by the Fulani weaver Oumar Bocoum. This elderly and no longer active weaver is now known to have learnt his distinctive style from an earlier master, Abdurrahman Bura Bocoum, who is thought to have pioneered the development of large scale figurative patterning on blankets that are displayed as prestige hangings for the weddings of important families. An example of Oumar Bocoum's work was included major African textile show at the Barbican Art Gallery, London and the Kennedy Centre in 1995. It can be seen in the catalogue on page 65. Condition is excellent. Measurements: 105ins x 67ins, 266cm x 170cm. PRICE: US$1875
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