Moroccan Beni Mrirt Rug 2032 / 255 x 160cm
Do you dream of owning a treasure? A piece of modern art, this shaggy abstract rug is a luxurious quality piece from Morocco made exclusively by hand.
A base of cream covered in blue & yellow abstract pattern, medium cream fringe along one end, Each Beni Mrirt rug is designed to share the deep attachment rugs have in Berber society which centers around family life. Our Moroccan rugs are multi-sensory works of art which look amazing and feel even better as you snuggle your feet into the pile. It gives warmth but also rekindles memories of travel and journeys taken.
Process: Hand knotted By Berber weavers
Material: Natural Sheep Wool Rug
Dimensions: Approx.: 255 x 160cm not including tassels at one end.
StoryMrirt rugs took its name from the place they were known to come from.
The Mrirt tribes are about 200km to the west of the Beni Ourain tribes and they use similar weaving techniques, packing the wool on the vertical loom with a metal comb. which gives a fine and silky texture to the wool.
Mrirt rugs making was and continues to be an integral part of their culture, with techniques used in production passed down from generation to generation using the fine wool from their herds.
Mrirt rugs were always considered noble rugs due to their superior quality and comfort, it is kept pure, never processed, natural fire resistant, repels stains and is both warmth & sound insulating.