Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned, Vintage Berber Moroccan Rug 20130, 5'10x11'

Featuring a bold design and the graphic appeal of Folk Art on a cobalt blue field this vintage Moroccan rug beautifully represents the contemporary yet authentic creative and archaic spirit of tribal art. Extraordinarily exceptional this beautiful blue Moroccan rug not only adds warmth but it creates depth dimension and serves many design purposes. In all its various permutations this cool blue is a fantastic accent color for interior spaces looking for a punch of cs various permutations this cool blue is a fantastic accent color for interior spaces looking for a punch of color. The abstract and linear lines in this awe-inspiring composition create something a little more modern and daring as it conforms to the sleek Minimalist style that ruled during the mid-20th century. It is this combination of Minimalist utility and magical symbolism that gives the Berber carpets and rugs their unique appeal. 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 strength and protection blue symbolizes wisdom yellow represents eternity and green stands for peace. 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. 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. Measures: 05'10" x 11'00". read more