975. a radiant old Moroccan Ait Ouzouzguite mixed pile rug

Old Moroccan Ait Ouzouzguite tribal long rug

975. Provenance: Ait Ouaouzguite (High Atlas), Tazernahkt, Morocco

Age: circa 1940

Size: 313 x 142 cm

Condition: Good for age with some areas of lower pile

Notes: A summery and radiant old tribal piece showing all the niaive charm of these nomadic weaves from the slopes of the southern Atlas. The weave is a combination of plainweave, knotted pile and soumak embroidery. The colour combination of saffron and pale rose pink is reminiscent of Uzbek tribal pieces and displays similarity in tastes from very differet parts of the world.