Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Berber Moroccan Azilal Rug 20094, 4'3x5'8

From the vintage vibes to the contemporary appeal of geometric designs, this vintage Berber Moroccan Azilal rug highlights it's authentic and primitive charm. The beige field harmonizes nicely with the golden yellow and black color. The stacked diamonds and geometric motifs take center stage as they run along the rugs center enclosed by a yellow border outlined in black. With their tribal motifs and colorful accents Berber Moroccan rugs are believed to protect the hned in black. With their tribal motifs and colorful accents Berber Moroccan rugs are believed to protect the human spirit from negative energy and shield the human body from the elements. The hints of dyes that make their way into the rugs motifs and fringes have their own tale to tell. This lively Moroccan rug features strong tribal designs and a contrasting color palette of red black yellow navy blue tan and pink on an ivory field making it a wonderful explosion of Berber craft and styled. In Berber culture the color red symbolizes strength and protection blue symbolizes wisdom yellow represents eternity and green stands for peace. While the patterns may seem whimsical and random they are very significant to the rug weavers life. The Berber women incorporate design elements from their personal experience into the rugs designs. The symbols are usually references to events and aspects of their daily life such as beliefs birth fertility nature femininity life and spirituality. The checkered patterns in this piece represent women beauty and fertility while the diamond symbols are believed to avert the evil eye and offer protection. The minimalist and primitive designs seen in these Moroccan rugs represent the authentic creative and archaic spirit of Morocco's tribal art. It's the perfect piece to warm your modern decor roll it out and watch the compliments commence. Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Measures: 04'03 x 05'08. Date: 1950 to 1959. Good Condition - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more