Vintage Moroccan Chichaoua Carpet CH03

This minimalist Chichaoua carpet has a simple composition devoid of any decoration, with colorful waves of abrashed salmon to a more bright tomato red. Two horizontal lines of ivory add another graphic interest to the piece. 100% wool, with a patina and subtle pile.

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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-1980's
dimensions.10'4" x 5'8" / 3.14m x 1.72m
pile height.Medium
fringe length.None
condition.Excellent
rug no.CH03