ELDERLY AMAZIGH LADY FROM MOROCCO

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Description

Berber women in Morocco are adorned with facial tattoos. Long part of ancient tradition that dates back to pre-Islamic times. Historically the Amazigh “free people” used facial tattoos to convey their social or marital status. They are extremely symbolic and are believed to protect against spirits or jnoun. Much of the time Amazigh tattoos are placed near the eyes, nose and mouth.

 

Artist: Graeme Love

Title: ” Elderly Amazigh Lady From Morocco”

Medium: Pastel

Size: 47 X 57 cms framed

Price: $325.00 AUD ($300.00 if purchased as a pair with “Moroccan Man”

To purchase this painting contact the artist on 0409 087 157 or email: gralove78@gmail.com