Authentic Moroccan Carpet
Beni M’Guild tribe is from the Middle Atlas Mountains in the region of Taza. This region is known for producing the best sheep wool in the world. Beni M’Guild rug featuring a geometric zigzag pattern in various color palettes. These rugs were made as a protection against the harsh winters and climate of the Middle Atlas mountains.
Twenty-five miles north or Khenifra, a narrow road leads eastward to the small village of Ain Leuh, market town for the Beni M’Guild rug. These carpets have relatively always a similar format, heavy pile with symmetrical compositions containing lengthwise bans of diamonds, half-diamonds designs separated by rows of tufts. Beni M’Guild is also in the contrary, a solid design with no symbols and geometric patterns.
This region is populated with giant trees, waterfalls and lakes. They support a very harsh climate, which is why the Beni M’Guild rugs are often thick pile rug and shaggy. These marvelous pieces have the particularity of being, for the most part, united knotted carpets, in absolutely amazing colors. Subtle blue green, purple, peachy, berry colors or red brown in distinct densities. The nuances created by the staggering of work over time give rise to waves of different tonalities. Male symbols (like herringbone or fish bones) are no less numerous, but just less visible, as they occupy the space differently and it’s generally frame female motifs. These are usually patterns in strips or bars.
Symplicity, elegance and beauty: that is what Beni M’Guild’s rugs represent. The Aït M’Guild, known as Beni M’Guild rug are a large Berber tribe that was called before: the Aït Oumalou. The rugs are characterized by the usage of a different set of geometric motifs, tiny details and tribal symbols on a colored area, but also very often, no specific symbols or geometric forms but only one radiant color. Most of the cases, these rugs are reversible. It is the real expression of the creativity of the Berber woman, combining all her intuitions as well as the skills and techniques she acquired with the years to be able to create such a precious masterpiece. The weavers use pure and healthy wool as a raw material to weave these carpets. In summer, when the temperature gets warmer, you can use the underside part, which is flatwoven and if the rug has motifs, you can then appreciate all the gorgeous details of the carpet.
Your carpet can be used as a center piece in a stylish urban studio or a minimalist house. Use it for any ceremony or other festive occasion to add more charm and vibes. The composition of a floor vintage rug features intricately interwoven patterns on a simple background that create a rich artistic expression. This masterpiece will bring comfort and visual satisfaction to your living or work space, adding a unique accent to your lounge or bedroom.
Moroccan rug can serve perfectly in living area adding value to the modernist furniture of the space made out of wood or cold materials. It will look spectacular in a bedroom that needs some colors. For a stunning effect, place it next to a modern furniture to create a gorgeous balance. These handwoven rugs are considered to be the most desirable rugs in the today’s world of interior design. The rug motifs design can be viewed as a “map of life” of the Berber woman.
● Dimensions: (208 x 322 cm) – (6’10” x 10’7″ feet)
● Weight: 13 Kg
● Region: Middle Atlas
● Style: Mid – Century Modern
● Colors: Pink / Peach, Blue, Beige
● Material: Wool
● Age: Vintage
● Size: Large
● Design: Geometric
● Pile: Low Pile