Vintage Moroccan Beni M'Guild Carpet BG_133

A small yet bold example from the Beni M'Guild tribe, displaying a dark ground of charcoal wool. The graphic motifs are knotted in coral red, electric blue, grass green and ivory. The open borders are partially filled with opposing zig-zag forms, creating a moment of pause to the overall design. 100% wool.

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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.1970's - 1980's
dimensions.6'3" x 3'4" / 1.9m x 1.01m
pile height.Low
fringe length.1" / 1"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BG_133
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