Vintage Berber Azilal Red Washed Diamond Pattern Graphic Rug
Vintage Berber Azilal Red Washed Diamond Pattern Graphic Rug. Azilal rugs are the most exuberant and colourful of Berber rugs, Diamonds shapes and strong lines play heavily into the design of Azilal rugs. They are made from pure sheep wool occasionally mixed with cotton and horizontally woven using a gridded line of knots. They us the bright colours typical of Boucherouite rugs mixed with the patterns found in Beni Ourain rugs. Bold geometric tribal designs are almost always used on a cream or white background. Circa 1970’s. 100% Wool.
Berbers or Imazighen are an indigenous ethnic group from the Maghreb region of North Africa, specifically Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Historically, Berber nations have spoken Berber languages. Most Berbers were in fact traditionally farmers, living a relatively nomadic existence in the mountains relatively close to the Mediterranean coast.
Our workshop team inspect every product and carry out any needed repairs to ensure that everything leaves us serviced and maintained ready for many more years of life. All of our vintage products show the rich beauty and history of their life with the knocks and bumps of many years of use and we try to minimise restoration to keep every piece as original as possible.
Date: Late 20th Century
Maker: Handmade - Berber
|L 190 x W 94 x H 3 cm
£495.00 VAT Included where applicable*