A striking bright blue rug from the Boujad region of Morocco, made by hand circa 2000. The background weft is made of hardwearing textiles whilst the pattern is made of woollen knots. Two large multicoloured lozenges adorn the rug along with other seemingly random pops of colour. A beautiful rug or wall hanging.
Maybe not a rug for the shy and retiring, but it’s certainly a beauty! This one would instantly add cheer to your room.
- Circa 2000
- 1.75 m x 1.05 m / 5' 9" x 3' 5"
- 3.95 kg
- Ref: BJD-ZRB-329
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About Boujad rugs
Rugs from the Boujad region of Morocco, woven by the women of the Al Haouz plain, can generally fall into three categories:
- Classic tribal designs featuring geometric shapes surrounded by a decorative border.
- Art rugs featuring checkerboard patterns or simply large blocks of colour, sometimes leading the designs to be compared with the works of artists such as Klee or Rothko.
- Abstract weavings – a creative mix of tribal motifs, shapes and lines in bright contrasting colours, sometimes accompanied by recognisable motifs of people, animals, teapots or scenes from memory.
The tribal art rugs made in this region are much sought-after due to their very creative nature. This really is tribal art at its best!
What is a 'vintage' Moroccan rug?
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