Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Vintage Berber Moroccan Rug 20115, 6'3x8'10

This wonderfully wild vintage Berber Moroccan rug featured in raspberry sorbet will transform a plain room into a bohemian delight. Bursting of Indian summer colors of from cranberry, deep maroon and burgundy with accents of orange, this vintage Moroccan rug is truly a magical sight to behold and will leave you spellbound. The hints of dyes that make their way into the rug's motifs and fringes have their own tale to tell. In Berber culture the color red symbolizes say into the rug's motifs and fringes have their own tale to tell. In Berber culture the color red symbolizes strength and protection blue symbolizes wisdom yellow represents eternity and green stands for peace. The color orange brings spontaneity much like the free style and original thought of the Berber tribes people. While the patterns may seem whimsical and random – they are very significant to the rug weaver's 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. With their amazing decorative accents characterized by tribal symbols the Moroccan's diamond pattern is believed to ward off evil spirits while the secondary symbols are believed to bring luck prosperity and protection. As time goes by and this Moroccan rug is subjected to foot traffic the true beauty will be exposed as the tribal symbols will gradually appear. Measures: 6'03" x 8'10". Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Date: 1970 to 1979. Late 20th Century. Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history. read more