Vintage Moroccan Chichaoua Carpet CH02

A vintage Moroccan carpet from the plains region west of Marrakech. Composed of parallel bar motifs dividing vertical chains of lozenges, some containing smaller filled lozenges. The pattern is knotted in charcoal and ivory, layered over an abrashed field of magenta and tomato red. 100% wool.

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Chichaoua

Named after the town 70 km southwest of Marrakech in the Haouz region (plains surrounding Marrakech), these carpets often have overlapping rows of course symmetrical knots with red/orange grounds. The fields are sometimes decorated with geometric motifs including triangles and squares, and figures in green, brown, or orange.

tribe.Chichaoua
region.Plains, Morocco
circa.1970's
dimensions.10'1" x 6'2" / 3.07m x 1.88m
pile height.Medium
fringe length.5"
condition.Excellent
rug no.CH02