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Vintage Moroccan Azilal Rug with Bohemian Style, Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20840, vintage Moroccan Azilal rug with Bohemian style, Moroccan Boucherouite rug. This vintage Moroccan Boucherouite rug is heavily ornamented with colorful diamond lozenges unfoldi...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Contemporary Abstract Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Moroccan Shag Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20507, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug, Shag Accent rug. This colorful vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug features an all-over rod pattern. The rods unite to form diag...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Fabric, Wool, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Azilal Rug, Berber Boucherouite Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20850, vintage Moroccan Azilal rug, Berber Boucherouite rug. This vintage Moroccan Azilal rug features a column of stacked diamond lozenges filled with a checkerboard pattern, known ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
74802 Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug 03'07 x 04'02. This hand-knotted vintage Berber Moroccan rug displays the true talent of the Berber ...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Moroccan "Boucherouite" Rug
Located in New York, NY
Moroccan "Boucherouite" rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. A relat...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Moroccan "Boucherouite" Rug
Located in New York, NY
Moroccan "Boucherouite" rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. A relat...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Berber Moroccan Shag Wide Hallway Runner
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20573, vintage Moroccan Boucherouite rug, Berber Moroccan Shag wide hallway runner. Dark shades of the colors woven into this vintage Moroccan Boucherouite rug work together to creat...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Kilim Rug, Flat-Weave Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20578, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Kilim rug, flat-weave rug. The subtlety of a cream colored background allows the contrasting colors used to ornament the Moroccan Kilim ru...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Kilim Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Rug, Berber Boucherouite Rug with Bohemian Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20833, vintage Moroccan rug, Berber Boucherouite rug with Bohemian style. This vintage Moroccan Boucherouite rug features a colorful geometric composition composed of the chevron pat...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Made of wool with knotted rag and yarn pieces create this one of a kind colorful carpet.
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Vintage 1970s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Moroccan "Boucherouite" Runner Rug
Located in New York, NY
Moroccan "Boucherouite" runner rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven in rare runner format, entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or torn clo...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Azilal Boucherouite Rug with Bohemian Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20469 vintage Berber Moroccan Azilal Boucherouite rug with Bohemian style. Displaying well-balanced asymmetry and a bold linear art form, this vintage Moroccan Azilal boucherouite ru...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Azilal Rug with Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20627 vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Azilal rug with Tribal style, Shag Hallway runner. This hand knotted wool and cotton vintage Berber Moroccan rug features three lozenge dia...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Postmodern Bauhaus Cubism Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20884, vintage Moroccan Boucherouite rug with Postmodern Bauhaus Cubism style. This hand knotted wool and cotton vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug with Cubism style features a...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bauhaus Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug Runner, Shag Hallway Runner
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20579 vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug, Moroccan Shag Hallway Runner. Bring high energy and spirit to nearly any space with hues from Mother Nature's colors woven into this v...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Azilal Boucherouite Rug with Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
74520, vintage Berber Moroccan Azilal Boucherouite rug, square rug. The tribal style and colorful hues found in this vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug create a welcoming and r...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Boho Chic Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20442, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug with boho chic tribal style. This hand-knotted wool vintage Berber Moroccan rug features two large-scale stacked concentric diamond lo...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Rug, Berber Colorful Boucherouite Runner with Bohemian Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21076, vintage Moroccan rug, Berber colorful Boucherouite runner with Bohemian Tribal style. This vintage Moroccan Boucherouite runner features a diamond pattern spread across the ab...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Boho Chic Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20457, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug with boho chic tribal style. This vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug is one of a kind, as it projects vivacious color, intricate...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Abstract Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Kilim Boucherouite Rug with Abstract Expressionist Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
21006, vintage Berber Moroccan Kilim Boucherouite rug with abstract expressionist style. Reflecting facets of cubist style and abstract expressionism, this hand knotted wool vintage ...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Expressionist Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Unusual Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Colorful Abstract Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Inspired by Bridget Riley
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20577 Colorful Abstract Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Inspired by Bridget Riley 03'07 x 05'11. Drawing inspiration from with Bridget Riley's colorful diagonal stripes, this Mor...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Fabric, Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Postmodern Bauhaus Cubism Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20432, Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Postmodern Bauhaus Cubism Style. This colorful vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug features a geometric pattern composed of ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bauhaus Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan Azilal Rug with Folk Art Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20864 vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan Azilal rug with Folk Art expressionist Tribal style. This hand knotted wool and cotton vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan rug with tribal...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan Shag Rug, Hallway Runner with Tribal Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
77356, Vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan runner with Postmodern Tribal style, Shag Hallway runner 04'04 x 10'00. This hand knotted wool vintage Berber Boucherouite Moroccan runner...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Post-Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Berber Prayer Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven by using exclusively recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, Boucherouite Berber rugs represent a unique facet of Moroccan textile art. These are the prod...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Boujad Berber Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven by using exclusively recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, Boucherouite Berber rugs represent a unique facet of Moroccan textile art. These are the prod...
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Early 2000s Moroccan Other Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton, Synthetic, Plastic

Small Moroccan "Boucherouite" or Azilal Rug
Located in New York, NY
Small Moroccan "Boucherouite" or Azilal rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. - boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Kilim Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various types, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Boucherouite Moroccan Berber Flat-Weave Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various types, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Rare Large Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Runner, Shag Hallway Runner
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20581 Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Runner, Shag Hallway Runner. Stark hues of the colors woven into this piece work together to create a truly unique look. The diversely vari...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Fabric, Wool, Cotton

Post Modern Moroccan Boucherouite Boujad Berber Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven by using exclusively recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, Boucherouite Berber rugs represent a unique facet of Moroccan textile art. These are the prod...
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Early 2000s Moroccan Post-Modern Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Dramatic Boucherouite Moroccan Berber Flat-Weave Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Flat-Weave Rug
Located in Milan, IT
Woven with the exclusive use of recycled yarns of various type, ranging from cotton to lurex, this represents 'art brut' within the domain of the textile arts. Weavings such as this ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Boucherouite Moroccan Runner with Postmodern Bauhaus Cubism Style
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20381 Vintage Boucherouite Moroccan Runner, Colorful Moroccan Shag Hallway Runner. This Mid-Century Modern Moroccan runner features a checkerboard design woven in a striking combinat...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Bauhaus Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Geometrically Multicolored Boucherouite Rug, Morocco Late 20th-Century
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Morocco, vintage Multicolored Boucherouite rug. Measures: H 181 x W 95 cm.
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1990s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Moroccan Boucherouite Large Rag Rug with Abstract Design in Charcoal and Brown
Located in Atlanta, GA
Moroccan Boucherouite Large Rag Rug with Abstract Design in Charcoal and Brown This Moroccan rag rug is woven with recycled yarn from old fabrics and clothing pieces. The term bouche...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Cotton Boucherouite Rug in Burnt Tones of Red and Orange, Morocco, 1980s
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Morocco, vintage Boucherouite rug in different tones of red. Measures: H 230 x W 147 cm.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug. Size: 4 ft 5 in x 7 ft 2 in (1.35 m x 2.18 m)
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful and exciting vintage Moroccan boucherouite rug, origin: Morocco, circa Mid 20th Century. Size: 4 ft 5 in x 7 ft 2 in (1.35 m x 2.18 m). Chock full of color and texture, t...
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Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Wool

Vintage Moroccan Azilal Rug, Colorful Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20861 Vintage Moroccan Azilal rug, Colorful Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. This vintage Moroccan Azilal rug features diagonal rows of triangles in alternating colors. Animated wit...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bohemian Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Wool

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
74767 Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug 03'07 x 06'02. Boucherouite rugs were woven by Berber women in brilliant color palettes portraying t...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Area Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20570, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. Vivacious shades of the colors woven into this Moroccan rug work together to create a truly vibrant and life-giving feel. The variega...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Area Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
74726, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. This Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug marries the vintage style of the Berbers with a vivacious color scheme geometric design...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Lovely Boucherouite rug in a multicolored pattern.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile, Wool

Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
W 56.7 in. L 82.68 in.
Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20564 vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. Stark shades of the colors woven into this piece work together to create a contemporary abstract look. The variegated color pattern co...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20494, vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. Infuse tribal style and wanderlust with this vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. Vibrant hues of the colors woven into this pie...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug, Colorful Moroccan Shag Accent Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20318 vintage Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. The subtlety of a light blue background allows the bold colors used to ornament the rug to stand out. The rug is primarily ornamented ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Lovely Boucherouite rug in shades of light green with blue details.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile

Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
W 42.13 in. L 114.97 in.
Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Beautiful Boucherouite runner in shades of pink and peach.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile

Moroccan "Boucherouite" Rug
Located in New York, NY
Moroccan "Boucherouite" rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. A relativ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Cotton

Moroccan "Boucherouite" Rug
Located in New York, NY
Moroccan "Boucherouite" rug. A Moroccan rag rug, woven entirely with cut-up pieces of fabric from old clothes, etc. boucherouite means rag or torn cloth in Moroccan Arabic. A relativ...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Fabric, Cotton

Vintage Moroccan Rug with Modern Cubism Style, Berber Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Dallas, TX
20881, vintage Moroccan rug with modern Cubism style, Berber Moroccan Boucherouite rug. This hand knotted wool and vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug with Modern Cubism style features...
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Late 20th Century Moroccan Bauhaus Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Beautiful Boucherouite runner in a red, brown, green and blue pattern.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile

Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
W 36.23 in. L 100.01 in.
Vintage Moroccan Boucherouite Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Lovely pastel colored Boucherouite rug.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile

Moroccan Boucherouite Kilim Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Amazing Boucherouite Kilim rug in a multicolored abstract pattern. Ivory tassels.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Textile, Wool

Moroccan Boucherouite Kilim Rug
W 55.12 in. L 96.86 in.
Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Beautiful Boucherouite rag rug in a multicolored pattern.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Textile, Wool

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W 63 in. L 109.06 in.
Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Lovely Boucherouite rag rug in shades of light blue and a multicolour pattern.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Textile

Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
W 55.52 in. L 73.23 in.
Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
Located in Copenhagen K, DK
Amazing Boucherouite runner in a red, brown and turquoise pattern.
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Vintage 1980s Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Textile

Moroccan Boucherouite Rag Rug
W 36.62 in. L 85.04 in.
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Moroccan Rugs Boucherouite For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the Moroccan rugs boucherouite you’re looking for. Frequently made of fabric, cotton and wool, every Moroccan rugs boucherouite was constructed with great care. Your living room may not be complete without a Moroccan rugs boucherouite — find older editions for sale from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Each Moroccan rugs boucherouite bearing Folk Art hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one Moroccan rugs boucherouite that is appealing in its simplicity, but Berber Tribes of Morocco produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Moroccan Rugs Boucherouite?

The average selling price for a Moroccan rugs boucherouite at 1stDibs is $1,702, while they’re typically $399 on the low end and $4,146 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.