Vintage Moroccan Aït Ouaouzguite Carpet AO07

A stunning abstract Ait Ouaouzguite example in an unusual dark palette with almost square proportions. The abrashed field of natural dark browns and warm grays creates a neutral ground for the lozenge network, vertical bar motifs, and several floating triangular forms. Knotted in low pile with accents of pale saffron yellow, fire red and ivory. 100% wool.

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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.1950's-1960's
dimensions.6'10" x 6'1" / 2.08m x 1.85m
pile height.Low
fringe length.6"
condition.Excellent
rug no.AO07