Vintage Moroccan Ourika Carpet OR21

A unique example from the Ourika Valley, this painterly composition includes meandering distorted lozenges, abstract effigies, H forms, a tea pot, and a chessboard motif at the bottom, The unusual color palette includes saffron yellow, orange, crimson red, celadon, grey-blue, lavender, black and ivory. All wool pile and weft with a multicolored cotton warp.

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Ourika

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tribe.Ourika
region.High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
circa.1980's
dimensions.11'6" x 5'4" / 3.5m x 1.62m
pile height.Low
fringe length.5"
condition.Very Good
rug no.OR21