Ait Bou Ichaouen Moroccan Berber Carpet

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A fascinating Moroccan Berber carpet, attributed to the Ait Bou Ichaouen tribes. Working within the traditions of her tribe, the weaver nonetheless created her unique interpretation of age-old themes that defies simplistic explanations.

At the eastern end of the High Atlas range, on the edge of the Sahara, the Ait Bou Ichaouen territory was hard to reach until the last decade of the 20th century. Their weavings are one of the last truly great discoveries of authentic tribal art.
Details
In the Style Of
Tribal
Place of Origin
Morocco
Date of Manufacture
Mid-20th Century
Period
Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Woven   Wool
Condition
Good. Very well preserved, sturdy and clean.
Dimensions
5 ft. 10 in. W x 12 ft. 8 in. L
178 cm W x 386 cm L
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU85621666062
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