Vintage Moroccan Tuareg Carpet TG03

Woven by the nomadic Tuareg tribes of Mauritania with palm reed and leather, these mats offer an alternative to a traditional woven textile floor coverings. This example features an almost symmetrical composition of overscale cross motifs, but is unpredictably offset by a vertical band.

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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
circa.mid-20th century
dimensions.7'2" x 4'6" / 2.18m x 1.37m
pile height.None
fringe length.None
condition.Very Good
rug no.TG03
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