Detail of a sash worn as part of a Berber bride's wedding costume showing a rich array of colours and geometric shapes.

The Weave of Life
A wonderfully rich array of colours and patterns can be found in traditional Berber textiles. Women traditionally created the textiles that they and their families needed. Proficiency at weaving was desirable in a bride. A sash would have highlighted the skills of a young bride.
Collection of Linda Gross