Vintage Moroccan Aït Yafelmane Carpet AM02

A bold and colorful example, this Aït Yafelmane carpet exhibits vertical chains of meandering lozenges. The network appears to grow from the bottom of the composition like a tree. Side borders are constructed of alternating horizontal bars in various tones of purples and charcoal. Knotted in a palette of bright pink, orange, celadon/mint green, charcoal, black, ivory, and a deep magenta. 100% wool pile and weft on a cotton warp.

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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.1980's
dimensions.6'7" x 4'11" / 2m x 1.49m
pile height.Low
fringe length.4"
condition.Excellent
rug no.AM02