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Ismail's family has been selling rugs for generations in Marrakech.

'A Snake in the Grass' Vintage Azilal Berber Rug

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Destination: Marrakech, Morocco

Hand-woven by the Imazighen women of the Azilal province in the mid-Atlas Mountains, this plush monochromatic vintage rug is created with natural wool fibers from the tribe’s black and white sheep. The land is central to the Berber’s way of life and, in this weaving the repeating sheaths of wheat and snakes can be seen to represent the circle of life from birth to death and the power of regeneration.


In Morocco, each rug tells the tale of its maker. The maellemas (master craftswomen) who weave the rugs use a language of simple geometric shapes to express the stories of their lives, incorporating e... Read More

Details and Dimensions

9.50 ft L, 4 ft W
Vintage, wool
Minor staining. 

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