Vintage Moroccan Beni M'Guild Carpet BG_139

An inset field of lozenges is framed by borders of X formations and snake symbols on this classic imagery Beni M’Guild carpet. Subtle pale pink is shocked with bands of fuchsia, with violet motifs throughout. 100% wool.

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Beni M'Guild

The Beni M'Guild tribe has a long tradition of carpet making...their work tends to be quite dense, as tribes of this region weave their pieces to withstand the harsh cold climate of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Common Berber symbolism can be found in many of their woven works, while other carpets are created with solid fields, devoid of any patterns or motifs. Variations in dye lots fade over the decades, showing as subtle nuances in hue (abrash), often creating waves of color. Sometimes, the dense pile reveals a hidden pattern from below.

tribe.Beni M'Guild
region.Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
dimensions.11'1" x 6'7" / 3.38m x 2m
pile height.Low
fringe length.2"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BG_139
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