Category Archives: High Atlas

Saddle rug from the Aït Wauzguit people in the jbel Sirwa, south of Marrakech . This piece of weaving was sewed to the mule saddle. Period : ca 1970 –…

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This carpet originates in the mountains above the Ourika valley, south of Marrakech – The losangic grid system is a practice common to most moroccan berber tribes . Period: ca…

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This hanbel, or kilim, has been woven in west-southern Morocco using traditionnal techniques of the Sirwa mountains. The design is simple, mixing white and yellow lines in large concentrical losanges…

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This is what we usually call a runner carpet, but actually a quite unusual Aït Wauzguit tribal carpet because of its width – 60 cm/ 24″.  With this origin, and…

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Here a sirwa carpet mixing berber and oriental elements. Where the colors are definitely part of the local practices, the origins of the constituting parts vary: the blue abrashed field…