Vintage from the 60's middle Atlas Beni Ourain - AZ138
8.4 x 3.3
Vintage from the 60's middle Atlas Beni Ourain - Size 3.3 x 8.4
100% Hand spun wool
Our quality is often imitated but never matched.
Moroccan rug motifs influenced designers such as Ivan Da Silva Bruhn and Vladimir Boberman. American Interior Designer Francis Elkins used them in some of her most notable interiors in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
We carefully preserve their heritage of technique and knowledge passing down messages in wool from one generation to another. While preserving history, the elemental nature of Berber weaving is an execution of pure instinct. Weaving is not only an inherent rite of passage but also an act of expression. The women that manifest these works have a story to tell: While some rugs document a personal experience, other weavings carry a more ancestral message passed down over time. Many of the artists' artisans weave their tales organically, while others intentionally channel inherited knowledge into the loom. The life rituals of the Berber women, including fertility, birth, and the protective role of men, are narrated in an abstract form. It is pure coincidence that the Berber carpets, with their simplistic form and geometric purity, appear modern to the Western eye, Henri Matisse 1915 Morocco in his collection Matisse in Morocco and others, like Pablo Picasso. As each one is deeply rooted in ancient history.
It is our mission to bring the rich tradition and culture of the Berber people into Western living spaces.
We often work with carpet retailers and interior designers as their supplier of 100% Moroccan orders
For most discerning rug buyers, we fulfill custom orders for rugs produced from scratch,
Our customers have two weeks return policy guarantee and one year trading policy for other size or design.
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