Vintage Moroccan Glaoua Carpet GL02

A classic antique Glaoua with a network of ornate lozenges inset within a border. Knotted in very low pile resembling fine bead work in a faded palette of fire red/ orange, violet, magenta, sky blue, sage green and ivory. Some pile loss and selvedge repairs are present, lending character and a time worn patina. 100% wool.

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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.1930's-1940's
dimensions.10'8" x 4'9" / 3.25m x 1.47m
pile height.Low
fringe length.None
condition.Good
rug no.GL02