Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Berber Moroccan Rug 20090, 6'7x11'7

Bursting of variegated colors from eggplant and plum to celosia orange chocolate brown and cranberry this vintage Moroccan rug is truly a magical sight to behold and will leave you spellbound. It harmonizes disparate elements and will add texture to your space with its sumptuously shaggy pile and diamond motifs. The pops of orange coloring symbolize spontaneity much like the free style and original thought of the Berber tribes people. Cranberry red orange and plum rity much like the free style and original thought of the Berber tribes people. Cranberry red orange and plum represent fun happiness and cheer. The Berber carpets from Morocco are part of North Africa's renowned indigenous tribe weaving. The Berber women of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco for the most part weave the rugs. They 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. Some believed that the rugs could even ward off evil spirits so naturally they incorporated designs such as diamonds and lucky charms to ward off the evil spirits and bring luck prosperity and protection. Giving a youthful and whimsical feel with its overall diamond protection pattern this vintage Moroccan rug will add much-needed color and warmth to contemporary and modern interiors.Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Measures: 6'7" x 11'7". Date: 1970 to 1979. Good Condition - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more