Vintage Beni Ourain Moroccan Rug, Country of Origin: Morocco, Circa Date: Mid-20th Century -This gorgeous geometric mid-20th century masterpiece is the work of the Beni Ourain tribes of Morocco. These beautiful tribal designs became familiar elements in midcentury modern homes. The simple, primitive rug designs added contrast to the streamlined geometry and simple shapes of the furniture and interior spaces. They are still used to add a soft texture that creates a feeling of warmth and coziness.
Moroccan rugs were popular in the mid-20th century because they blended elements of the natural world with abstract designs that were the inspiration for many abstract artists of the time. This piece looks as if it is hand-drawn, which gives the piece character and a personal touch. It reflects the skill and craftsmanship that went into the piece as each knot is hand-tied.
The design is based on a diamond pattern that is familiar in Moroccan rugs, but his one has heaver lines, which creates drama and contrast. The design seems to evolve two wavy lines, and then, it quickly becomes organized to create the pattern. Moroccan rugs are known for a pile that that is cut longer, which creates a texture that changes as the rug is walked upon. This allows it to reflect the light differently and gives it a soft look and feel.
Moroccan rugs have once again experienced a surge in popularity. They are being featured in many popular magazines and lifestyle blogs around the world. This is a beautiful piece that would make the perfect addition to a casual Boho chic space or to add a natural element and texture to the room. This is the perfect addition to a room with black and white patterns for a fresh and modern look. This rug holds many possibilities for design in any contemporary space. It is the perfect foundation for your design and will complement a range of contemporary styles. This vintage rug is a classic design essential for any room of your home.