Unusual Marmoucha Berber Moroccan Rug

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A great old Moroccan Berber rug from the Middle Atlas Mountains, featuring a very unusual design, a unique and refined interpretation of the Classic diamond grid. Though it resembles the work of the famed Beni Ouarain, it was probably woven by the Marmoucha, a neighboring tribe. It's dense weave, excellent wool quality, wonderful patina all indicate great age. A very impressive and genuinely old example of Berber art.
Details
In the Style Of
Tribal
Place of Origin
Morocco
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Knotted   Wool
Condition
Good. Very well preserved, sturdy and clean. Slight color bleed along the edges, due to red dye on the reverse, does not detract - see close-up pictures..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
6 ft. 7 in. W x 12 ft. 3 in. L
201 cm W x 373 cm L
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU85625337813
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1stdibs seller since 2008
Located in New York, NY

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