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  • Safar
  • Safar

The Hidden Tribe

Safar

$450

300cm/130cm
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Meaning: Travel

 

  • Description: Boucherouite is a one-of-a-kind vintage recycled rag rug. Berber women who cannot afford wool would use worn out clothes or rugs to create these rugs. While the initial reason behind the making of these carpets was necessity, nowadays and due to market demand more and more berber women are making them to satisfy the customer demand of such retro items. 
  • Origin:  Zayane region.
  • Dimension: 300cm/130cm 118inches/51inches
  • Technique: Pile knot weave.
  • Decoration: Orange monochrome field. Purple, yellow, green, red and orange motifs.
  • Knot style: Symmetric
  • Fringe: Thick, plaited and stopped by a simple knot
  • Material: Yarn
  • Wrap: Brown
  • Weft: Purple, yellow, green, red and orange for the motifs.
  • Bottom end: stopped by a horizontal brown braid. 
  • Top end: Finished by an assemblage of orange threads into little fringes and a horizontal brown thread.

 

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