Moroccan Flatweave Wool Golaoui Area Rug - 5ft x 8ft Orange, Red, Blue
A Moroccan rug with a southwestern feel. Golaoui rugs are comprised of three main repeating motifs, representational of the geographic area they represent. The carpets are made with natural wool from the local sheep and cotton yarn handmade or bought from the village market. The dyes are all natural, the hallmark of which is is the ability to be washed without having the colors run, a sign of a truly well made and valuable rug.
Depending on the size of the rug, it can take weeks to create. These flatweave carpets are tightly wove and durable. This type of carpet has been made in this region of Morocco for centuries and is traditionally one of the first items that a woman will weave for her new home upon marriage.
Sourced directly from a cooperative in the southern Moroccan town of Taznakht, Morocco. Made of handspun sheep wool and natural cotton. Handmade by native female Moroccan weavers.
262cm long (8.6ft) 145cm wide (4.75ft)
All sales on Silver Sahara benefit the native artisans and help to ensure continuation of traditional craft techniques.