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Khatam Zaire Berber Kilim

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Destination: Marrakech, Morocco

Amid the traditional horizontal and vertical bands of this hand-woven mid-Atlas kilim, the repeating motifs of the eight-pointed star make a striking centerpiece. A symbol that can be found in countries around the world, the khatam star is seen to represent interconnectedness and the ultimate harmony of creation in Moroccan culture. Local poppy, pomegranate and saffron dyes have given this hand-woven mid-Atlas kilim its distinctive color. The rich red of the carpet is the strongest of the Berber colors, believed to evoke strength and power.


Produced using a flat-weaving technique and hand-washed with sand to mute the vibrancy, kilims have been created for centuries by mid-Atlas tribes as floor coverings or wall hangings to protect against the mounta... Read More

Details and Dimensions

8.4' L, 4.5' W
Vintage, Wool
(Note: full image of rug is a different but very similar rug)

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