Vintage Moroccan Hassira Carpet HS02

A bright and lively example, this multicolored Hassira exudes a cheerful spirit. A combination of female and male motifs are organized in horizontal bands including lozenges, lattices, zig zags, triangle forms and rods, creating a strong graphic message. Woven on a cotton and wool warp, with a fine halfa grass ground. Recommended for indoor dry use only.

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Hassira mats are produced in Middle Atlas region of Morocco. The tribes of the Beni M'Guild, Zaiane and Zemmour produce these handwoven mats made from halfa, a local grass, and wool for the motifs. These weavings are used as floor coverings in warmer seasons, but are commonly found under carpets as well.

region.Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
dimensions.8'1" x 5' / 2.46m x 1.52m
pile height.None
fringe length.4"
rug no.HS02
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