Vintage Moroccan Carpet
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Vintage Moroccan Carpet BB4271

Price: $9,000

A modern-looking second quarter 20th century Moroccan carpet, the camel field with an overall lozenge lattice containing addorsed brown triangles.

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 rugs that incorporate many bright colors. Beyond the tradition of the Berber tribes, Moroccan 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 bath rugs 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 antique carpet 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.: BB4271 Circa: 1940 Size: 6'2" × 9'8" (187 × 294 cm)
Style: Casual, Geometric, Moroccan Rugs