All of the best design elements of the coveted Glaoua carpets are present in this masterwork — hand knotting, flatweave, embroidery and raised pile motifs. Rich, radiant hues of orange, red, sienna and a touch of blue all derive from natural vegetal dyes. The traditional wide border features floral designs in blue, white, pale orange and warm red. Fully reversible for a flatweave kilim look.
The weaving skills of the Glaoua Berber tribe in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, have been passed down through many generations. Their carpets are revered for their unique, earthy character and abstract impact. Stunning motifs and symbols are combined to portray messages and stories rooted in rural Berber life.
SIZE: 5’ x 6’ 8”
MATERIALS: Sheep’s wool, cotton (warp thread), natural dyes
CONDITION: Vintage,very 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 textile colors will fade in bright sunlight. Avoid vacuuming edges of rug and tassels.