A very old African heddle pulley. Abstracted form of human head with etching along the 'neck"
This piece shows evidence at its base of the wearing through of an earlier hole supporting the bobbin, indicating the favor it must have held with more than one generation of weavers. Circa 19th Century.
Worn, heavy chocolate patina. On a custom museum Stand.
H: 7in. / 17.7 cm.
Ex. Morton Dimondstein