Ivory Vintage Moroccan Rug, Origin: Morocco, Circa: Mid-20th Century –
This gorgeous tribal rug adds a geometric element that would be perfect for a contemporary room design. This carpet was created in the mid-20th century using the traditions and rug weaving mastery of the Beni Ourain people of Morocco. This tribal culture has a nomadic tradition that goes back centuries. Their classic artistry and designs reflect the stories and lived experiences of their people.
Each of the design elements has a special symbolic meaning for the people. However, in the western world, the organic, primitive nature of these rugs became popular among mid century modern designers. Every one of these tribal creations has a unique design, but they share in the splendid artistry and softness that makes them stand out.
The longer pile length of Moroccan rugs reflects their utilitarian purposes as protection from the ground. They are known for their durability and high-quality wools, and also, for their softness. In a contemporary design, they add a graphic element, but they also retain their primitive, natural character. This rug would be the perfect addition to a room that features elements of the natural world in its materials and colors.
This rug complements a range of design styles from minimalist to Swedish modern. It would also make the perfect addition for a Boho chic room with layered colors and textures. It is a versatile design that is unique and timeless. This piece also complements a retro look where it would add an element of authenticity to the design. The graphic nature of the design makes it suitable for an ultra-modern room, too.
This vintage rug holds many possibilities in a room design that is vintage, but it is also contemporary, too. It has a soft texture. This rug is cozy and will add a bit of tribal charm to any contemporary or retro-inspired design.