Vintage Moroccan Boujad Carpet BJR09

An electric color palette and outgoing personality define this vintage Moroccan runner from the Boujad region. Shifting bar and abstracted checkerboard motifs are constructed in a combination of wool and mixed fibers on a cotton warp. Knotted in vibrant purple, cobalt, fuchsia, faded salmon, and grass green.

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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.7'10" x 2'6" / 2.39m x .76m
pile height.Low
fringe length.3"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BJR09
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