Ait bou Ichaouen Berber Carpet

5'10" x 12'8" (178cm x 386cm)
Morocco, Eastern High Atlas: Mid-20th Century
Knotted pile: wool
A fascinating Moroccan Berber carpet, attributed to the Ait bou Ichaouen tribes who inhabit the easternmost reaches of the High Atlas, on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

Working within the traditions of her tribe, the weaver nonetheless created her unique interpretation of age-old themes that defies simplistic explanations.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean

Large, Wide & Long, Shag