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North Africa Moroccan Berber Tribal Burnous Brown Wool Cape

Moroccan Akhnif Berber hooded burnous cape in handwoven brown wool.
Heavy Tribal traditional ethnic cape with hood handwoven in the High Atlas Mountains.
Chocolate brown natural organic wool colors.
The burnus (also called a selham) is long, hooded cloak worn in North Africa and the Middle East.
The hood is often decorated with one or more pompoms.
These ethnic garments are typically worn to envelop the body fully, but can also be worn open with the edges tossed over the shoulders or even thrown over the shoulders like a scarf with the hood hanging behind.
They are worn in winter to keep the body warm but also in summer to protect from the harsh sun.
Size one size fits all, unisex:
Mid 20th century.