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‘Mountains over the Kasbah’ 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 repeating diamond shapes are rich with symbolism, representing protection against evil, and their unusual design evokes the ridges of the mountains, the walls of the ancient towns and the castles dotted throughout the Atlas region.


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

8' L, 5' W
Vintage, Wool, good condition

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