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Vintage Moroccan Carpet

Vintage Moroccan Carpet BB4289

Price: $5,000

A second quarter 20th century area rug from Morocco, the maize field with an overall lozenge trellis with diamonds at the intersections and containing abstract diamond-shaped flowerheads within a beige and brown fretwork border.

In modern times, the Berber weaving tradition has evolved to suit the contemporary market and it incorporates a wider mix of materials. Today, Berbers also weave rich and robust rag vintage area rugs that incorporate many bright colors. Beyond the tradition of the Berber tribes, Moroccan style area rugs also come in an array of styles and patterns developed in distinct modes in different cities throughout the country. The patterns found in Moroccan antique rugs nyc developed in urban centers are quite different since weavers living in the cities traditionally had more exposure to wider influences, thanks to international trade. In places like Fez, Rabat, Tangier, and Marrakesh, Moroccan rug weavers were more likely to incorporate designs informed by Turkish and other international weaving traditions – floral designs, patterned borders, diamonds, etc.

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Item No.: BB4289 Circa: 1940 Size: 6'9" × 10'0" (205 × 304 cm)Categories: ,
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