Vintage Moroccan Glaoua Carpet GL01

A colorful vintage flat weave Glaoua woven in goat hair and sheep's wool. The abrashed field of dark brown creates a neutral ground for the vibrant network of open and closed lozenges knotted in low pile saffron yellow, cobalt blue, fire red, and ivory.

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Glaoua

A subtribe of Aït Ouaouzguite, this versatile Berber tribe creates remarkable flat weaves with raised pile motifs. The main production center of Telouet is at the base of the tallest High Atlas mountains.

tribe.Glaoua
region.High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1950
dimensions.6'3" x 5'2" / 1.91m x 1.57m
pile height.Varies
fringe length.4"
condition.Very Good
rug no.GL01