Moroccan Boujad Rug 1080 246cm x 175cm

£859.00
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Moroccan Boujad Rug 1080 246cm x 175cm

Each Boujad rug is truly unique. The tribal art rugs made in this region are much sought-after due to their very creative nature. This really is tribal art at its best! 

Description
A beautiful red base with multi-colored lines of abstract geometric shapes, geometric shapes and lozenges surrounded by decorative borders medium cream braided tassels along one end, each Boujad rug is truly unique. A true spontaneous work of art, Boujad rug is endowed with imperfections giving an extraordinary artistic effect. Often the Berber woman is not aware that she is making a real work of art, she weaves without any particular rule and creates the carpet with her own sensitivity, without restraint.

Key Info
Process: 

rugs are woven with a tighter knot than other styles of Berber Rug, which means less wool is used, but geometric designs are clearer. Colors are usually warm red, pink and orange  from natural dyes  made of flowers, berries and henna;

 

Material: 

* 100% natural sheep’s wool

* Colors are usually warm red, pink and orange colors from natural dyes made flowers, berries and henna

 

Dimensions:

Approx. 246 x 175cm not including tassels.

Story
 The Boujad (sometimes written ‘Boujaad’) area of Morocco is a wide area of the Central Plains. In addition to wool, stripes from cut clothing and synthetic fibers are used to make Boujaad rug. This habit of reusing materials dates back to the 1930s, when sheep herds were considerably reduced in favor of agriculture. Wool that was already dry was becoming rare. Although different materials cannot be combined equally, their use has opened new avenues of expression for Berber women 

The audacious choices of the palette of colors, the use of very diverse materials and the appearance of shapes, make these Moroccan Rug, kind of "table mats", very expressive pieces witnessing the Berber and primitive art of Eastern Morocco and especially the Boujad region.

Designs featuring in traditional Boujad Rugs are geometric shapes and lozenges surrounded by decorative borders, checked patterns and large blocks of color, a true spontaneous work of art, Boujad rug is endowed with imperfections giving an extraordinary artistic effect. 

 

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