1960 authentic handwoven vintage collector African Moroccan Zemmour tribal runner rug.
Intricate geometric designs on flat-weave Tuareg kilim rug, with some sequins.
Great faded colors.
Unique and beautiful abstract work of Art, will add warm in a modernist interior or as African Tribal accent carpet in any room.
Midcentury wool and cotton handwoven kilim by the Berber women from Morocco,
Hand made in Morocco North Africa circa 1960s.
Dimensions: 60 in x 160 in.
The rug had some damaged and shows some repairs.
Vintage Zemmour Moroccan Kilim Runner, 5' x 13'4. Full of tiny details and tribal style, this hand-woven wool vintage Zemmour Berber Moroccan kilim rug runner is a captivating vision of woven beauty.
The c field is composed of ambiguous tribal motifs.
It is enclosed with a complementary tribal border giving it a sense of order and definition. The amalgamation of colors harmonize one another, creating the perfect design and emanating function and versatility while staying true to the authentic spirit of Berber Tribe culture.
Perfect for a hallway, long entry, grand foyer, designer entryway, galley kitchen, corridor, long stair landing, grand parlor, home office, or by a long vestibule in a hotel lobby.
Well-suited for fashion-forward homes, eclectic interiors, and a variety of styles: Tribal, Boho Chic, Bohemian, Abstract, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism, Postmodern, Memphis Design, Modern, Contemporary, Eclectic, Modern Mexican, Artisan, Lodge, Cabin, Rustic, Retro, Art Moderne, International, Nomadic, Mid-Century Modern, Hygge, Mys, Mysigt, Industrial, Urban, and Loft.
Zemmour. Berber Tribes of Morocco. Desirable Age Wear. Abrash.
Hand-woven wool. Made in Morocco. Circa 1960s.
All of our textiles are authentic handmade in Morocco and original one of a kind item and designs, the making of which takes a lifetime to learn through communities of artisans passing knowledge and techniques from one generation to another.
Moroccan rugs, also known as Berber rugs or Moroccan carpets, are a traditional form of hand-woven textiles that originate from the North African country of Morocco. These rugs have a rich history dating back centuries and are deeply intertwined with the country's culture and heritage.
Key characteristics of Moroccan rugs include:
Design and Patterns: Moroccan rugs often feature geometric patterns, symbols, and motifs that reflect the cultural heritage and storytelling of the Berber tribes. Each design is unique and can carry various meanings, such as protection, fertility, or good luck.
Material: Authentic Moroccan rugs are typically made from natural materials such as sheep wool, camel hair, or a combination of both. The wool is known for its durability, softness, and insulating properties, making these rugs well-suited for various climates.
Hand-Woven Craftsmanship: Traditionally, Moroccan rugs are woven by hand by skilled artisans, mostly women from Berber tribes, using traditional weaving techniques passed down through generations. This craftsmanship gives each rug its distinct personality and individuality.
Colors: Moroccan rugs are renowned for their vibrant and bold colors, including various shades of red, blue, green, and yellow. The colors used often have cultural significance and are derived from natural dyes made from plants and minerals.
Types of Moroccan Rugs: There are different types of Moroccan rugs based on the region and tribal communities, such as Beni Ourain, Azilal, Boucherouite, and others. Each type has its unique characteristics and designs.
Use and Significance: Moroccan rugs have traditionally been used as practical items, providing warmth and comfort during cold weather. Additionally, they are also significant cultural artifacts, symbolizing the identity and history of the Berber people.
Over the years, Moroccan rugs have gained international popularity and have become sought-after decorative pieces in modern interior design due to their exquisite craftsmanship and unique aesthetics. However, with their rising popularity, it's essential to ensure that you are purchasing an authentic rug from reputable sources, as there are imitations in the market.