Vintage Moroccan Chichaoua Carpet CH01

This vintage Moroccan Chichaoua carpet has a minimalist composition devoid of any decoration, with colorful waves of violet/magenta and tomato red. Both colors have small glimpses of the opposing color peeking through. 100% wool, with a beautiful time faded patina.

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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.1960-1970
dimensions.8'8" x 6'3" / 2.64m x 1.91m
pile height.Low
fringe length.2"
condition.Excellent
rug no.CH01