Medium: Hand-carved wood
Dimensions as follows:
Height: 26" Width: 3.25" Depth: 3"
Height: 26.5" Width: 3.25" Depth: 2.25"
These unique carved wooden objects figure heavily in the indigenous nomadic Berber culture of North Africa, specifically Morocco. Used primarily as tent stakes or handles with which to hold up a marriage litter, these staves take on a ceremonial significance. This is made obvious by the care with which each is delicately and intricately hand-carved.