Vintage Moroccan Aït Yafelmane Carpet AM01

With a strong emphasis on color and geometry, this Ait Yafelmane carpet from Midelt offers a unique interpretation of Berber symbolism. Vertical meandering bands run the length of the composition, surrounded by multicolored chessboard motifs alternating with horizontal bars. An unusual one-of-a-kind piece knotted in 100% wool.

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Aït Yafelmane

A large confederation of Berber tribes residing on the eastern slopes of the Middle Atlas range. The remoteness of this Berber tribe adds to the uniqueness of their weavings.

tribe.Aït Yafelmane
region.Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1960
dimensions.7' x 5'5" / 2.13m x 1.65m
pile height.Low
fringe length.7"
condition.Excellent
rug no.AM01