Vintage Moroccan Traditional Rabati Rug
Vintage Moroccan traditional rug from Rabat. 2nd quarter 20th century. Size: 16' x 9'. Pink field with blue, turquoise, green, black and white, vintage, worn out, faded. The city style Rabat carpet can have as many as 150000 stitches per square meter. The craftsmen - or rather the artists - have taken up traditional motifs and developed them inventively. These rugs were woven for a modern house. Known for their high quality, rugs from Rabat are said to be Oriental rugs in their floral perfection while those from the Atlas are ruled by aged geometrical designs.