Vintage Moroccan Tuareg Carpet TG04

Woven by the nomadic Tuareg tribes of Mauritania with palm reed and camel leather, these mats offer an alternative to a traditional woven textile floor coverings. This smaller example, most likely used as a prayer mat, features an symmetrical composition of cross motifs and vertical bars. Excellent condition for its age.

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Tuareg

The Tuareg people are a large Berber ethnic confederation. They principally inhabit the Sahara in a vast area stretching from far southwestern Libya to southern Algeria, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

tribe.Tuareg
region.Sahara, Northern Africa
circa.1960's
dimensions.3'9" x 3'5" / 1.12m x 1.03m
pile height.None
fringe length.None
condition.Excellent
rug no.TG04
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