Vintage Moroccan Rug BB6211
Vintage Moroccan Rug Description:
A mid 20th century vintage colorful moroccan rug, Circa: 1960, origin: Morocco. Woven in 1960's by indigenous Moroccans, this vintage carpets in NYC distinctive orange color reminds of a setting sun's warm hue, with black patterns on its surface being shadows casted on the sand.
The shapes on area rug's top look like a small huts, erected by the tribe which woven it, but the meaning of the other depictions is not clear. The long ones might symbolize Hayat Agaci, the Tree of life, which is reminds us that even after death, there is hope in the afterlife. The shapes underneath the huts are similar to the Goz, the Eye which is supposed to protect from all evil. Thanks to its short pile, this Moroccan vintage runner rug remains delightfully soft.