Moroccan Berber Tribal Rug — 10 ft. by 5 ft. — $525

 

 

Eye-catching vintage Berber rug from Morocco with an array of diamonds and icons, forming a scintillating motif. As with many of the tribal Moroccan pieces from the Atlas Mountain region, there are tassels added on one end only.

Overall excellent condition with very minor wear. Natural saffron or turmeric dyes were used to create the deep yellow gold colors. Additional colors are crimson, ivory, green, and soft blue accents. Exact size is 10 ft. 3 in. by 4 ft. 10 in. 1960s.

Woven from 100% wool. Original ends and side cords — which are in very good condition. Vintage tribal Moroccan rugs are less common and highly sought after by collectors, dealers, and designers.

This rug has a soft woolen weave suitable for tribal nomads. The rug can be easily unrolled for a celebration, a meal, or to serve as the floor of a tent. In preparation for a move, the rug can be quickly folded and packed away.

This rug is perhaps not a suitable choice for a high traffic area of a home. It would work well in a bedroom or office. Add pillows and this rug could serve as a nomadic enclave for visitors to sit on the floor and share a meal.

Please contact me with questions or to arrange a purchase.  $525.    Shipping is $43 or free local pickup.

Click here to buy this rug in the Shop.

Thank you.

(MC0031    O213)

SOLD — Moroccan Rug with Camels and Large Medallion — 8 ft. 6 in. by 5 ft. 4 in. –$475

MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_05w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_07w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_09w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_12w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_13w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_26w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_28w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_34w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_37w MC0033_8-6x5-4_O32_38w

 

Eye-catching old Berber rug from Morocco with a large hooked diamond medallion, and four camels (or brontosaurus perhaps). Wonderful motif, very unusual, with loads of detail and character. The red field was hard to capture in the photos. Not crimson. Other colors include olive, ivory, and orange.

Woven from 100% wool. Pile condition is good with some normal wear. No holes or real problems. A little diffusion of the yellow gold (saffron?) in the border. These Moroccan tribal pieces often use saffron to create a distinctive color not seen in Turkish and Persian rugs.

Original ends and side cords — which are in good condition. Vintage tribal Moroccan rugs are less common and highly sought after by collectors, dealers, and designers.

This rug has a soft woolen weave suitable for tribal nomads. The rug can be easily unrolled for a celebration, a meal, or to serve as the floor of a tent. In preparation for a move, the rug can be quickly folded and packed away.

This rug is perhaps not a suitable choice for a high traffic area of a home. It would work well in a bedroom or office. Add pillows and this rug could serve as a nomadic enclave for visitors to sit on the floor and share a meal.

Exact is size is 8 ft. 6 in. by 5 ft. 4 in. 1960s. Traditional Berber diamonds and vivid bold colors. Most likely woven in the Atlas Mountains.

Price is $475. Shipping is $39.

Click here to purchase this rug in the Shop.

Please contact me with questions. Thank you.

(MC0033 O30)

Old Tribal Moroccan Berber Rug — 10 ft. 8 in. by 5 ft. 5 in. $750

MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_01w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_02w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_04w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_06w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_07w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_09w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_11w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_16w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_19w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_25w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_27w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_28w MC0003_10-8x5-5_O282_32w

 

Stunning old vintage tribal rug from Morocco. Based on colors and motif, this one is probably from the village of Rehamna. 100% natural wool with long tassels from the braided warp on one end (they are usually only on one end). 1940s. (There is an old faded export tag that looks like it can be translated to 1951 in the Gregorian calendar.)

The reds have muted from sunlight and aging on the top side. (see last photo which shows back folded over front) Floating asymmetrical diamonds and geometric icons against the red field. This is heavy and thick but a softer supple weave lacking rigidity– so not ideal for a high traffic area. Similar in respects to the traditional tribal Qashqai gabbeh rugs of Iran.

Professionally washed a couple of years ago and not used since being cleaned.

Sad to let this one go from my collection but have to find homes for some of these fabulous old carpets. Enchanted art for your floor! 10 ft. 8 in. by 5 ft. 5 in. (includes tassels in length).

Price is $750.   Shipping is $43 within the continental U.S.

Click here to purchase this rug in the Shop.

Please email me with questions or to arrange purchase. Thank you.

(MC0003 O282)