Moroccan Striped Rug with Sequins
Hand-woven by the Berber women in Morocco. These rugs are from the Middle Atlas, Zemmour they are made from cotton and wool and adorned with sequins. This rugs are light and are also used as bed cover, wall hanging, curtains and also used to make traditional costumes for ceremonie. For centuries the tribal people of Morocco's Atlas Mountains have passed down the delicate art of rug-weaving. In Northern Africa rugs are not only a practical asset to the home, they are an integral part of the culture. Hand-knotted rugs are the preferred gift of people of high social rank, and are also a traditional wedding gift. This exquisite design features a traditional tribal pattern.