Vintage Moroccan Glaoua Carpet GL04

An unusual Glaoua emphasizing texture, with pattern knotted on a banded ivory and brown flat weave ground. Vertical stippled columns of low pile are woven in an attractive palette of red, salmon, apricot, faded purple, brown and ivory. Combination of wool and goat hair.

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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's-1960's
dimensions.9' x 4' / 2.74m x 1.22m
pile height.Varies
fringe length.6"
condition.Very Good
rug no.GL04