Only a limited number of these color saturated works of abstract art have reached the mainstream market. rugs. They are rare and highly collectible.
Talsint, also known as Ait Bou Ichaouen rugs are handwoven by women in remote areas of northeast Morocco between the Atlas Mountains and the Algerian border. These nomadic tribe predominantly lives in tents and their rug designs are heavily inspired by the surrounding natural landscape – mountain peaks and valleys – as well as their personal awareness of their calling to bear children and motherhood. The colours and patterns used in weaving are often bold and striking, creating a strong visual impact.
The rugs produced in this area have only been discovered within the last thirty years due to the tribe’s remote geographic isolation.
SIZE: 6'31/2" x 5'6"
MATERIALS: Sheep's wool, natural dyes
CONDITION: Vintage, good
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the handmade nature of these textiles, wear consistent with age and use is normal. This may include small worn areas, fraying and color bleeding. When we choose our rugs we make sure that they are in good vintage condition. These imperfections often enhance the character and distinctive nature of each one-of-a-kind textile.
CARE: Blot spills with cold water. Professional cleaning recommended. Most handwoven textiles will fade in bright sunlight.