Vintage Mid Century Moroccan Beni Ourain Rug 47084
Size: 5 ft 7 in x 10 ft 6 in (1.7 m x 3.2 m)Print
Traditionally Moroccan and classically modern, this vintage mid-century rug displays a splendid triad of zigzagging stacked lozenges that are perfectly restrained.
Vintage Mid Century Moroccan Beni Ourain Rug, Country Of Origin: Morocco, Circa Date: Mid-20th Century – Perfectly suited as a design piece or to add to a growing collection, this archetypal Beni Ourain rug represents the most iconic features of Moroccan rugs, akin to the pieces that were hand-picked by great European designers to outfit their mid-century and classically modern interior designs. With its symbolic stacked-lozenge tower and achromatic color palette, this splendid vintage mid century Moroccan Beni Ourain rug conforms to minimalist ideals. Scissoring stacked lozenges traverse the length of the field. Dark checkered strap work bands and delicate pinked lines are juxtaposed to great effect while their tight arrangement produces a lively zigzagging pattern in the negative space. Diminutive stacked-lozenge ladders also climb the edges of the field while tying into the overarching lozenge theme in a decorative, harmonious manner. Born out of tribal traditions, this mid-century vintage rug effortlessly conforms to minimalist design principles.