Vintage Moroccan Aït Ouaouzguite Carpet AO06

A lively small Aït Ouaouzguite example with an abstract composition. Male bar and brick-like motifs are combined with other symbols taking on an agricultural reference. Knotted in an unusual palette of teal blue, turquoise, faded celadon, pale grey, black and ivory wool on a sunny yellow ground. Wool pile woven on a cotton warp.

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Aït Ouaouzguite

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

tribe.Aït Ouaouzguite
region.High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1980's
dimensions.4'6" x 2'10" / 1.38m x .87m
pile height.Low
fringe length.6"
condition.Excellent
rug no.AO06