Vintage Beni Mguild | Soren

2,195

 

SIZE| 176 cm x 359 cm ( 5’9" x 11'9")
 AGE|  30-40 years
MATERIALS| 100% wool
PILE| Medium height 

 

This stunning piece from the Beni Mguild tribe is a perfect image of Berber weaving culture. Grounded in tradition with its classic pattern, but full of heart and personal expression with its bold and whimsical color combination. Different shades of purple and orange make up the background, with more subtle tones of yellow and navy adding detail to the pattern. This rug was made to hold a whole room together, and it's the perfect size for it too! 

The Beni Mguild tribe originates from the Middle Atlas mountains and traditionally made their carpets to protect them from harsh mountain winters. They were used to cover cold floors, and even as blankets when the temperatures were in their lowest.

Vintage Berber rugs were not made for production, but as functional pieces to be used for many years and passed down through generations. The colors and patterns are a combination of traditional Berber symbolism and the personal expressions of the woman who made it. No two are the same!

Note: Each of these pieces has a story that started long before it’s arrival to June + Blue and may show signs of wear and fading. These imperfections are signs of authenticity and character, not flaws. Anything of note is included in the listing. All rugs are cleaned, and any repairs needed are done in Morocco before exporting. 

All rug sales are final. Please do not hesitate to ask for more details on a specific rug.

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