Vintage Moroccan Beni Alaham Carpet BA09

This vintage Beni Alaham features a minimal lozenge pattern with an illusion of it extending beyond the carpet's borders. A flat weave band finishes one end. A lustrous patina combined with some pile loss throughout, lending character and evidence of age and wear to the piece. Knotted in charcoal on an ivory ground, 100% wool.

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Beni Alaham

The Beni Alaham are a small sub tribe of the Beni Ouarain confederacy. Residing in the Middle Atlas range south east of Ahermoumou, the carpets of this tribe can be influenced by their Middle Atlas Berber Berber neighbors and tend to be on the more minimal side in regards to motif structures.

tribe.Beni Alaham
region.Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1960's
dimensions.13'8" x 6'6" / 4.17m x 2m
pile height.Low
fringe length.5"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BA09
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