Vintage Moroccan Boujad Carpet BJ95

This painterly Boujad features a network of three distinct lozenge chains interspersed with X-forms. Knotted in a very unique palette of salmon pink, saffron yellow, and grass green, with striations of weft yarns appearing through the pile. Wool and cotton fibers on a multicolored cotton warp.

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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.7'7" x 5'5" / 2.31m x 1.65m
pile height.Low
fringe length.3"
condition.Very Good
rug no.BJ95
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Vintage Moroccan Boujad Carpet BJ95