Large Contemporary Moroccan Rug 48063
This rug showcases the occasional eccentric qualities that can characterize these carpets. The grid pattern of dark lines that provides all of the detail work in this large carpet intersect an unexpected places.
Large Contemporary Moroccan Rug, Morocco, Early Twenty-First Century – Here is a beautiful and inviting contemporary carpet – a Moroccan rug, woven in the proud Beni Ourain style during the first years of the twenty-first century. One of the most storied and celebrated styles of all rugs and carpets, the Beni Ourain style is celebrated for its tremendous simplicity, and the impressive versatility that it lends to the carpets that showcase its finer points. This carpet is in fact a strong example of the Beni Ourain style despite its newness; the broad ivory field and delicate crisscrossing lines of dark brown that make up the entire composition is quintessentially Beni Ourain. Further, this particular example showcases the occasional eccentric and abstract qualities that can characterize these carpets: for the grid pattern of dark lines that provides all of the detail work in this large format carpet intersect an unexpected places, with some lines simple trailing off. Because of the simplicity of the design, the ideas explored by these lines dominate the overall impression of the rug.