Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Berber Moroccan Rug 20013, 4'5x8'8

This is a wonderful example of Moroccan Berber weaving from the High Atlas region. This Moroccan rug features contemporary abstract geometrical designs with shades of yellow orange blue and turquoise hand knotted in a modest tribal pattern on a red field with a beautifully contrasting ivory border. The stacked prominent tribal diamond motifs that run down the center of the rug were designed to capture evil spirits. Secondary protection symbols including geometric sie center of the rug were designed to capture evil spirits. Secondary protection symbols including geometric signs and the mythical Tree of Life continue the energetic color scheme. This cultural Moroccan rug features a striking display of small and large-scale tribal symbols rendered in a chic combination of modernized colors. Great to use as a piece of art on the wall or as a rug.Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Date: 1950-1959. Mid 20th Century. Measures: 04'05 x 08'08. Rug No. 20013. Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more