Moroccan Rug, Morocco, Mid 20th Century – This alluring vintage Moroccan rug features an exceptionally modern visage decorated with compartmental motifs rendered in a broad variety of contrasting colors. The beautifully textured and patterned field features plush ribbed pile embellished with compartmental segments aligned in straight columns that span the composition. Boldly contrasting colors, including reddish chestnut browns and pure cerulean blues, are paired with strong reds and soft neutrals featured in the coffered outlines and central color bars. Contrasting combinations of light-colored neutrals and dark accent colors create a beautifully varied repeating pattern that retains a high level of interest, movement and originality. The boldly colored pattern of coffered squares reflects the instinctive modernity that Moroccan rugs possess while remaining true to tradition and retaining an air of spontaneity.