Massive Beni Ouarain Carpet

(DK-96-26)
7'1" x 14'4" (213cm x 430cm)
Morocco, Middle Atlas Mountains: Mid-20th Century
Knotted pile: wool
$7,950 THIS RUG IS Sold
Categories
Large, Wide & Long, Shag
Description
A massive Moroccan Berber carpet by the Beni Ouarain tribes of the NE Middle Atlas Mountains. The classical diamond grid, executed in small scale, is dramatically interrupted at the top. A heavy, sturdy carpet that was originally used as a comfortable bed by the weaver's family.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean