Vintage Moroccan Boujad Carpet BJR06

A Boujad runner featuring a spontaneous composition of open and filled lozenge chains interspersed with zig zag forms. Woven in a highly saturated palette of bright purple, magenta, coral pink, fire red, yellow, and sky blue. A combination of wool and mixed fiber content, with moments of the boucherouite ground weave visible through the pile.

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An Arab urban center with both Arab and Arabized Berber tribes in the Haouz plains region east of Marrakech (between the Middle Atlas and Atlantic Ocean) named after the town of Boujad, which has an important carpet souk. Carpets from this region have similarities to those from the Middle Atlas, utilizing Berber motifs and similar structures, but tend to take on a more individualistic creative approach. Motifs are often distorted, and vast colors reflect an urban influence. These carpets can vary from an abstract side of weaving art to more precise symmetrical messages. Boujad carpets were not made for bedding but rather for use on the floor.

region.Plains, Morocco
dimensions.11' x 3'2" / 3.35m x .97m
pile height.Low
fringe length.5"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BJR06
rug no.Inquire