Vintage Moroccan Ait Ameur Carpet AA01

A small Aït Ameur example with a colorful abstract composition. Male bar and checker motifs are combined with other Berber symbols taking on an agricultural reference. Knotted in an unusual palette of crimson red, burgundy, rust brown, burnt orange, black and ivory. Finished with a band of natural ivory flat weave at one end. 100% wool.

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Ait Ameur

A sub tribe of the Ait Ouaouzguite, this southern High Atlas tribe resides south of the city Ouarzazate. Carpets of this Zenaga tribe can vary from flat weave hanbel carpets to high pile bed weavings.

tribe.Ait Ameur
region.High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1980's-1990's
dimensions.4'5" x 3'10" / 1.34m x 1.16m
pile height.Low
fringe length.8"
condition.Excellent
rug no.AA01
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