Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Berber Moroccan Rug 20008, 4'x6'

Vintage Berber Moroccan rug from Esmaili Rugs Collection. The free form designs in this vintage Moroccan rug synthesize beautifully with modern architecture. Rendered in energetic colors of red, black, ivory, lavender and pink with flecks of gray, orange and yellow. Features a checker pattern tribal lozenges and three turtle like motifs. While they may seem whimsical and random they are very telling of the rug weaver's personal experience and life events. Turtles arwhimsical and random they are very telling of the rug weaver's personal experience and life events. Turtles are a powerful symbol for protection as turtles withdraw into a shell using it an amazing self-defense mechanism. In many cultures turtles also have symbolic meaning for longevity persistence and the continuation of life (even against incredible odds). Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Date: 2000-20009. Measures: 04'00 x 06'00. Rug No. 20008. Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more