Vintage Moroccan Beni M'Guild Carpet BG62

A monochromatic vintage Beni M'Guild in an unusual emerald/sea green color with hints of lighter yellow-green throughout. The color abrash shifts in waves across the field due to dye lot variations and fading, creating a subtle depth and texture. 100% wool, woven on a warm grey warp.

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Beni M'Guild

The territory of Azrou, Ain Lheu, and M'Rirt is the main production region for this tribe, neighboring the Zaïane. The Beni M'Guild tribe has a long tradition of carpet making...their work tends to be quite dense, as tribes in this region can withstand harsh climates. Common Berber symbolism can be found in many of their woven works, while other carpets are solid fields of natural color devoid of any patterns or motifs. Subtle nuances in hue create waves of color, sometimes revealing pattern from below.

tribe.Beni M'Guild
region.Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1960'-1970's
dimensions.9' x 6'5" / 2.74m x 1.95m
pile height.Medium
fringe length.3"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BG62