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
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU85625337813
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

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Located in New York, NY

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