Berber Tribes of Morocco

Consigned Vintage Berber Moroccan Rug, 3'8x6'7

This vintage Berber Moroccan rug is wonderful example showcasing the tribal culture of Berber weaving. Hand knotted from sheeps wool in the Azilal region in Morocco combined with its plush texture not only adds warmth, but it creates depth, dimension and serves many design purposes. This Moroccan rug features two rows of four stacked diamonds symmetrically proportioned in colors of yellow, teal green, grey, dark brown and black on a beige field. Taking center stage roportioned in colors of yellow, teal green, grey, dark brown and black on a beige field. Taking center stage is a cross representing Baraka - a blessing from God. Baraka can be transferred to symbols and designs that have protective power to ward off the "evil eye." The "evil eye" is a stare or glance that can bring illness or misfortune to individuals. Enclosing this compelling folk art creativity is a wave-like pattern border in yellow and teal green symbolizing a cosmic projection. These waves are also associated with lightning and representing male energy and fertility. Hand-knotted wool. Made in Morocco. Date: 1970-1979. Measures: 03'08 x 06'07. read more