Vintage Moroccan Tuareg Carpet TG16

Woven by the nomadic Tuareg tribes of Mauritania with palm reed and leather, these mats offer a textural alternative to traditional woven textile floor coverings. This piece exhibits a rather symmetrical prominent lozenge pattern small diversions present upon further inspection. These wide bands hold intricate woven patterns of lozenges, zig-zags, and stripes.

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The Tuareg people are a large Berber ethnic confederation. They principally inhabit the Sahara in a vast area stretching from far southwestern Libya to southern Algeria, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

region.Sahara, Northern Africa
dimensions.8'6" x 6'3" / 2.6m x 1.9m
pile height.None
fringe length.2"
condition.Very Good
rug no.TG16
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