Vintage Beni Ourain | Mick

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Dense, medium height pile.

177cm x 194cm (5' 10" x 6' 4")

Weft and henna dyed pile :100% wool

Warp and fringe : 100% cotton

Pile in tribal design : wool/cotton blend

Age : 40-45 years old

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Vintage Beni Ourain from the 1970’s. 

The Beni Ourain tribal group is made up of 17 smaller tribes that inhabit the Middle Atlas Mountains. Their carpets were made to use as floor coverings and heavy blankets to protect them from harsh mountain winters.

Berber rugs were not made for production, but as functional pieces to be used for many years and passed down through generations. The patterns used have a true meaning behind them that are personal expressions of the woman who made it. These pieces can show signs of wear which I believe adds to their beauty and value, while telling a story about where they were before June + Blue. All rugs are cleaned, and any repairs needed are done in Morocco before shipment.

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