SD A BIG DOGON HEDDLE PULLEY FROM MALI ( No 1518 )

A large sized heddle pulley from the Dogon people of Mali. Used to guide thread on the side of a loom. Featuring cubist faceted form With a repetition of the breast motif. Made from a heavy and dense African hardwood. There is wear from the rotation of the spool on the inside of the legs as one would expect. A well developed patina. Good collectable condition. Custom mounted on a metal base which cost £30. And is included. We guarantee this item has been tribally used. Height approx 22cm

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