Beautiful and Rare Vintage Double Sided Red Moroccan Berber Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Morocco, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – This elegant double sided vintage Moroccan rug is truly a spectacular find and a rarity in the world of collectible rugs. With this vintage mid century modern rug, the pile side of the rug is a striking solid crimson red. However, when you turn the rug over, it reveals a traditional Moroccan rug design. This design is created by what would appear to be the flat side, or reverse side of the Moroccan Berber rug.
The design side of the of this magnificent and lush red carpet consists of crimson, tan, midnight, and ivory. It is a complex geometric rug design that consists of smaller squares that come together to create a series of larger squares. It has a formal central motif and complex borders. The simple geometric shapes of the design allude to its tribal origins.
One of the interesting elements of the reverse side of the rd Moroccan Berber rug is that it has horizontal, but not vertical symmetry. One half of the rug is different from the other half. Yet, it is tied together with a border that gives the design cohesiveness. The design of the rug appears to extend beyond the borders, as if the rug pattern and design was cut from a larger size rug.
The unique double sided feature of this rug from Morocco will make it a conversation piece for certain. You can choose just display it anyway you wish, but you will want to show off the uniqueness of this Moroccan shag rug to your special guests. This masterful use of art is an excellent example of mid 20th century design that will make a wonderful conversation piece for your home or office.