Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Berber Moroccan Rug 20106, 4'9x9'1

With its strong linear lines and tribal motifs based on ancient traditions this Berber Moroccan rug displays exciting abstract and modern designs. While these vintage pieces display some of the same aesthetic tendencies previously celebrated by modern artists they are indeed tribal compositions which have played importance to the Berber tribes of Morocco for centuries. This vintage Moroccan carpet does an excellent job of communicating the finer points of a moderniz centuries. This vintage Moroccan carpet does an excellent job of communicating the finer points of a modernized style: the line work rendered in a brown and black contrasts beautifully against the ivory-beige field. The hints of dyes that make their way into the rugs motifs and fringes have their own tale to tell. 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. Unlike traditional rugs found in our western interior spaces Moroccan carpets embody an inviting combination of history and design that fit wonderfully with minimalist décor and modern design. Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Measures: 04'09 x 09'01. Date: 1980 - 1989. Good Condition - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more