A small vintage rug from the Telouet region of the High Atlas, handmade by the tribes of the Ait Ouaouzguite tribal confederation. The field is all natural wool in brown and beige and features tribal motifs. It is surrounded by brightly coloured Berber tribal symbols. This rug is totally unique in its design and is a neat size. Perfect for adding an ethnic touch to your home.
Small and perfectly formed with neat tribal patterns. An ethnic touch for those who don’t want a rug that takes centre stage in their home."
- Circa 1980
- 1.15 m x 0.80 m / 3' 9" x 2' 7"
- 2.1 kg
- Ref: AOZ-ZRB-603
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About Ait Ouaouzguite rugs
Made by tribes belonging to the Ait Ouaouzguite tribal confederation, these stunning woollen rugs hail from the Jbel Siroua region of Morocco which extends from the High Atlas Mountains in the north to the pre-Saharan regions in the south. They are sometimes collectively known as 'Taznakht rugs' as Taznakht is the town at the centre of this carpet weaving industry. These rugs are renowned for their high-quality silky wool, their traditional designs and their striking colours. The wool is often dyed using the natural colours of surrounding plants such as saffron, madder, henna and indigo. The quality of work produced by the weavers of this region is exceptional.
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