Breathtaking Geometric Vintage Ivory Beni Ourain Moroccan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Morocco, Circa Date: Mid – 20th Century – This spectacular vintage mid century Moroccan rug would fit well into any contemporary design that could use an abstract element. The design of this beautiful Moroccan Beni Ourain rug is overall and based on diamonds and angles, yet they are executed in a way that is imperfect and gives them a feeling of being hand drawn by the rug artist.
This beautiful rug from Morocco uses touches vibrant reds and midnight against an ivory background to provide a brilliant, modern contrast. The whimsical design elements give the vintage shag rug the feeling that it was a hand drawn doodle in the artist’s imagination. The rug design pattern appears as if it should have symmetry due to the use of regular diamond patterns that are created by interlocking zigzags. However, if one begins to examine the design more closely, true vertical and horizontal symmetry do not appear to exist.
The design is asymmetrical and on one end of the rug, it appears as if the artist seems to have lost track of what they were doing. These elements give this geometric ivory colored Moroccan Beni Ourain rug a personal feel and reminds you that this shaggy Moroccan rug stands alone as a work of art, as much as any mid-century abstract painting.
This ivory Beni Ourain Moroccan rug will add charm and personality to any room that it adorns. It is a unique, mid century modern rug that has a decidedly modern quality. It would work well in any modern, minimalist, or modern Scandinavian design. Regardless of where you choose to display it, it is sure to spark many facilitating conversations as well compliments.