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Blue Vintage Moroccan Rug
Located in New York, NY
Odd size one of a kind colorful vintage Moroccan.
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W 24 in. L 57 in.
5x8 Ft Moroccan Wool Rug in Ivory & Blue Colors.Custom Options Available
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A contemporary hand-knotted Moroccan rug, made of plant dyed sheep wool. Soft, comfy pile that is ideal for families with kids. Available as it is or made to measure in any size an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Scandinavian Modern Moroccan and ...

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Blue Moroccan Rug with Orange Boxes
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan rug with orange boxes A weaving technique that has been passed down from generations to generations makes Moroccan Berber rug such a fine addition to your collection. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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New Contemporary Blue Moroccan Rug with Postmodern Abstract Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21053 New Contemporary Blue Moroccan Rug with Postmodern Abstract Expressionist Style 05'00 x 08'00. This hand knotted wool contemporary Moroccan area rug features contrasting orange...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Post-Modern Moroccan and North Af...

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug
By Beni M'Guild
Located in Dallas, TX
20645 Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug. Featuring rich waves of abrash, luxury underfoot and the graphic appeal of Folk Art, this hand-knotted ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Weathered Vintage Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Tribal Artisan Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21056, weathered vintage Berber blue Moroccan rug with tribal Artisan style. This hand knotted wool vintage Moroccan rug features a diamond trellis pattern composed of an all-over br...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Indigo Beni Mguild Rug with Tribal Style, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20681 Vintage Indigo Beni Mguild Rug with Tribal Style, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug 06'10 x 12'01. This hand-knotted wool indigo Beni M'Guild rug Rich waves of abrash and the tribal app...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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New Contemporary Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Modern Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21168 new Contemporary Berber Blue Moroccan rug with Modern style 12'03 x 13'08. With its simplicity, plush pile and Bohemian vibes, this hand knotted wool contemporary Berber Morocc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North Afric...

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni Mrirt Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni Mrirt
Located in Dallas, TX
21011, vintage blue indigo Beni Mrirt Moroccan rug, Berber Blue Moroccan rug. This hand knotted wool vintage Beni Mrirt Moroccan rug emanates function and versatility with it's shagg...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni Mrirt Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni Mrirt
Located in Dallas, TX
21001, vintage blue Indigo Beni Mrirt Moroccan rug, Berber blue Moroccan rug 05'07 x 10'07. This hand knotted wool vintage Beni Mrirt Moroccan rug emanates function and versatility w...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Modern Boho Chic Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21280 vintage Berber blue Moroccan rug with Modern Boho Chic style 07'00 x 10'02. With its simplicity, plush pile and Bohemian vibes, this hand knotted wool vintage Berber Moroccan r...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'guild Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug
By Beni M'Guild
Located in Dallas, TX
20643, Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'guild Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug. Featuring rich waves of abrash and the graphic appeal of Folk Art, this hand-knotted wool vintage Moro...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Sky Blue Moroccan Rug
Located in New York, NY
A mid-20th century authentic Moroccan rug featuring a sky blue field. 4'10'' x 8'6'' Named after the 17 different Berber tribes that lived in the Atlas Mountain ranges, Moroccan ru...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Islamic Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Indigo Beni Mguild Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21034, Vintage Indigo Beni Mguild Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style. Featuring a luminous sapphire glow and luxury underfoot, this hand knotted wool vintage indigo Beni...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and North African ...

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Vintage Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Diamond Trellis and Modern Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20934 Vintage Berber Blue Moroccan Rug with Diamond Trellis and Modern Style 06'01 x 10'05. Featuring a luminous sapphire glow and a plush pile, this hand knotted wool vintage Berber...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Abstract and Contemporary Dark Navy and Light Blue Moroccan Rug
Located in New York, NY
The abrash variegated blue field is equally horizontally into an upper section with a tall, erratic octagonal scale pattern, a lower band with a somewhat smaller version thereof, and...
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2010s Moroccan Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Moroccan Vintage Flat-Weave Majorelle Cobalt Blue Kilim Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Moroccan flat-weave Kilim Majorelle cobalt blue rug. Minimalist Berber pattern on a majorelle cobalt blue color flat weave field. Vintage indigo blue Moroccan rug was handw...
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20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug, Berber Blue Moroccan Carpet
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni M'Guild
Located in Dallas, TX
21019, vintage Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug, Berber blue Moroccan Berber carpet. This hand knotted wool vintage Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug emanates function and versatility...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Large Moroccan Wool Rug in Cobalt Blue
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Large hand knotted Moroccan wool rug in cobalt blue. High pile shag. Color variations give dimension to the vivid shade of blue.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and N...

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Rug & Kilim's Contemporary Moroccan Berber Style Geometric White and Blue Rug
By Rug & Kilim
Located in Long Island City, NY
This addition to Rug & Kilim’s extensive contemporary and modern rug collection recaptures the inspiration of a classic Moroccan Berber rug in new large-scale and textural high-low p...
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2010s Moroccan Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Rug & Kilim’s Contemporary Moroccan Rug in Beige-White, Blue Geometric Pattern
By Rug & Kilim
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted in luxe quality yarn, this 10x13 piece hails from contemporary additions to Rug & Kilim’s Moroccan rug collection. While the field flourishes in the exuberance of a crea...
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2010s Moroccan Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Moroccan Wool Rug in Graphic Blue Pattern
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand knotted Moroccan wool rug. High pile shag. Graphic abstract pattern in shades of blue and cream.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and N...

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Abstract Moroccan Wool Rug in Vibrant Yellow Pink and Blue
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand knotted Moroccan wool rug. High pile shag. Graphic abstract pattern reminiscent of the 1960s. Vibrant yellow, pink and navy blue.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and N...

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Moroccan Wool Rug in Graphic Abstract Blue and Pink Pattern
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand knotted Moroccan wool rug. High pile shag. Graphic vibrant cobalt and pink pattern reminiscent of a night sky or evening landscape.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and N...

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Vintage Moroccan Beni M'Guild Tribe Rug from Mehraban
By Mehraban Rugs
Located in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
A breathtaking Vintage Moroccan Beni M’Guild Tribe rug that features the vibrant tones of azure blue and sand. Embodying these gorgeous symbolic lozenge panels with Berber elements r...
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Vintage 1940s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Indigo Blue Beni Mrirt Moroccan Rug, Berber Shag Rug with Abstract Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni Mrirt
Located in Dallas, TX
20935, vintage Indigo blue Beni Mrirt Moroccan rug, Berber Shag rug with abstract style. With its plush pile, large field of blue hues, and painterly-like brush strokes, this hand kn...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Expressionist Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Bohemian Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni M'Guild
Located in Dallas, TX
21334 Vintage blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with Bohemian Style 06'11 x 10'00. With its simplicity, plush pile and Bohemian vibes, this hand knotted wool vintage Berber Beni M'Guild...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21205 vintage Berber blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with Tribal style 06'06 x 11'09. Showcasing a bold expressive design, incredible detail and texture, this hand knotted wool vintag...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21217 vintage Berber Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with Tribal style 06'02 x 13'09. Showcasing a bold expressive design, incredible detail and texture, this hand knotted wool vintag...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco, Beni M'Guild
Located in Dallas, TX
21337 Vintage Berber Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with Tribal Style 06'08 x 13'04. Showcasing a bold expressive design, incredible detail and texture, this hand knotted wool vintag...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20902 Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style. This hand knotted wool vintage indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug features two vertical columns of diamond lattic...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20728, vintage blue indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with tribal style, Berber Moroccan carpet. This hand knotted wool vintage blue Indigo Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug is an exceptional...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Beni M'guild Moroccan Rug with Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21501 Vintage blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with Tribal Style. Measures: 06'03 x 09'05. Showcasing a bold expressive design, incredible detail and texture, this hand knotted wool vi...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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New Contemporary Berber Moroccan Rug with Bohemian Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21129 new Contemporary Berber Moroccan rug with Bohemian style 04'05 x 08'01. With its simplicity, plush pile and bohemian style, this hand knotted wool contemporary Berber Moroccan ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African...

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Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
1179. Rare large Moroccan carpet in a wonderful blue color: a clear reference to the water of the deep sea. Perfect for a sea house. Look also to LU 137922949552: placed side by sid...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Other Moroccan and North African ...

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  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
W 77.17 in. L 163.78 in.
Teal Blue Midcentury Moroccan Minimalist Rug
Located in New York, NY
An authentic 20th century Moroccan rug with a Minimalist pattern in teal blue and striations of gray and brown surrounded by a sold gray border. Boho chic at its finest! Size: 6...
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20th Century Moroccan Minimalist Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Tribal Blue Moroccan Berber Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Tribal Blue Moroccan Berber rug A weaving technique that has been passed down from generations to generations makes Moroccan Berber rug such a fine addition to your collection. It...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Blue Ombre Moroccan Rug with Boho Beach Vibes and Modern Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20987, vintage Berber Blue Ombre Moroccan rug with Boho Beach Vibes and modern style. Tranquil blue hues combined with the plush wool pile creates an endlessly fascinating ombre effe...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Navy Blue Moroccan Berber Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Navy blue Moroccan Berber rug A weaving technique that has been passed down from generations to generations makes Moroccan Berber rug such a Fine addition to your collection. It i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Beni Mguild Moroccan Rug
Located in New York, NY
This vintage Moroccan is quite striking. The blue field color is so vibrant and is subtly contrasted with hints of red and orange poking out of the pile from the intricate pattern on...
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Vintage 1960s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Blue Beni Mguild Moroccan Rug with Mid-Century Modern Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20123 vintage blue Beni Mguild Moroccan rug with Mid-Century Modern Tribal style. This hand knotted wool vintage blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug features a lozenge trellis composed of...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Indigo Blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan Rug with Modern Tribal Style
By Beni M'Guild, Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21058, vintage Indigo blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug with modern Tribal style, Blue Berber Moroccan rug. This hand knotted wool vintage indigo blue Beni M'Guild Moroccan rug emanates...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
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  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
W 146 in. L 216 in.
New Contemporary Berber Moroccan Rug with Bohemian Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21096 New Contemporary Berber Moroccan rug with Bohemian Tribal Style 05'09 x 08'04. With a strong sense of dimensionality and asymmetry, this hand-knotted contemporary Berber Morocc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African...

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Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
W 144 in. L 182 in.
Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
  • Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
W 146 in. L 214 in.
Blue Orange Vintage Moroccan Mini Rug
Located in New York, NY
Odd size one of a kind blue and orange vintage Moroccan mini size rug Measures: 2' x 3'4''.
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and North African ...

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Navy Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Modern Moroccan Style Blue Rug
Located in Norwalk, CT
A hand-knotted modern Moroccan rug with a wave pattern design. This rug measures 8'2" x 9'2".  
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Berber Moroccan Rug with Mid-Century Modern Style Contemporary Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20918, Vintage Berber Moroccan Rug with Mid-Century Modern Style Contemporary Style. Effortless, elegant, and casual meets the eye in this hand knotted wool vintage Berber Moroccan r...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and North African ...

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Moroccan Berber Rug in Shades of Blue
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Moroccan Berber rug in shades of blue A weaving technique that has been passed down from generations to generations makes Moroccan Berber rug such a fine addition to your collecti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Moroccan Rug in Green, Blue Solid Striped Pattern
Located in Long Island City, NY
Handknotted in wool, a vintage Moroccan rug originating circa 1950-1960 joining Rug & Kilim’s titular collection. The rug bears a tribal influence that can be witnessed in the delica...
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Vintage 1950s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Shades of Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Shades of Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Shades of Blue Moroccan Inspired Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Blue Moroccan Inspired rug.
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2010s Indian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Hand-Knotted Vintage Solid Blue Moroccan Berber Rug, Signature Piece
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted in wool from Morocco circa 1950-1960, this vintage 6x9 Moroccan Berber rug enjoys a luscious high pile in a soothing gradiance—playing tone-on-tone in shades of blue for...
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Vintage 1950s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Blue Vintage Moroccan Carpet
Located in New York, NY
This Moroccan carpet has a shaggy radiant blue pile that's divided into four equal areas and displays small stars. Zig-zag strips separate the sections and border the piece and at on...
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Vintage 1960s Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Light Blue-Grey/Pink Talsint Moroccan Berber Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Distinguished by a very unusual palette composed of a blue-grey background and a design in various shades of pink, this Moroccan Berber rug originates from the area of Talsint, locat...
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Vintage 1970s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Vintage Midcentury Moroccan Transitional Red and Blue Fabric Rug
Located in Long Island City, NY
Originating from Morocco in the 1950s, this vintage midcentury Moroccan rug features lesser-known symbols of regional paternity in uniquely bright colorways. Crafted with a distinct ...
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Vintage 1950s Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Fabric

Blue Handwoven Wool Moroccan Inspired Flatweave Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Part of the Mansour Modern collection, this Moroccan inspired rug is handwoven by master weavers using the finest quality techniques and materials. This flatweave has a steel-blue fi...
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2010s Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

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Blue Morrocan Rug For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the blue morrocan rug you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each blue morrocan rug for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, wool and cotton. Find 148 options for an antique or vintage blue morrocan rug now, or shop our selection of 203 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a blue morrocan rug — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A blue morrocan rug, designed in the Modern, Mid-Century Modern or Scandinavian Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Berber Tribes of Morocco, Nazmiyal Collection and Beni M'Guild each produced at least one beautiful blue morrocan rug that is worth considering.

How Much is a Blue Morrocan Rug?

The average selling price for a blue morrocan rug at 1stDibs is $4,500, while they’re typically $210 on the low end and $74,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Rugs and Carpets for You

Carpets and rugs have been around for thousands of years. Prehistoric humans turned to animal skin, wool and fur to craft simple fabrics to soften hard terrain. A 2016 study suggests that "cave lions" were hunted for exactly this purpose, and that decorating your cave with their pelts may have conferred strength and prestige. Although many of these early textiles are still in existence, tracing their precise origins is difficult. Carpets quickly became such a valuable trade commodity that the weavings could easily travel far from their places of origin. 

The oldest known carpet was found in southern Siberia. (It may have traveled there from Persepolis in Iran.) For the flat-weave floor rugs crafted by Native Americans, cotton was the primary material before sheep’s wool was introduced in the 16th century. In Europe, carpet-making was fundamental to folk art, and Asian carpets imported to European countries were at one time considered a precious luxury and not intended to remain permanently on the floor. 

In modern usage, “carpet” typically denotes a wall-to-wall floor cushioning that is fixed to the floor. Rugs, on the other hand, are designed to cover a specific area and can easily be moved to new locations. However, the terms are interchangeable in many parts of the world, and, in the end, it won’t matter what you decide to call it. Good vintage rugs have made their way into homes across the globe, becoming fixtures used for comfort, prayer and self-expression, so choosing the right area rug is officially a universal endeavor.

It’s well known that a timeless Persian rug, Moroccan berber rug (see our guide) or vintage Turkish rug can warm any interior, but if you’re looking for something unexpected, find a runner rug that pops in your hallway or on your stairs. Dig for dazzling geometric patterns in our inventory of mid-century modern rugs and carpets, which includes works designed by the likes of Swedish textile master Märta Måås-Fjetterström and other artisans. 

With the variety of area rugs and carpets rolled out for you on 1stDibs — a collection that includes traditional, modern, minimalist rugs and other coverings of all kinds — things will be looking up every time you’re looking down.