Vintage Oulmes Berber Rug

01632
Period
Circa 1980
Origin
Middle Atlas, Morocco
Materials
Wool
Status
Sold
Size
290 cm x 270 cm
9'6" x 8'10"

An unusually large Berber carpet characterised by an orange background composed of subtle gradations of colour. The type of weave as well as the silky lush pile are distinctive features of the weavings of Oulmes, a village located in the northeastern Middle Atlas. The carpets of this region are regarded as the highest quality Berbers.

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