A hypnotic design that goes edge-to-edge. Black, Mossy green, brick red, and dark greys, blues and reds are woven in such a way that the stripes create an effect that looks like many small bowls or baskets. The tight style of weaving has an almost herringbone and tweed-like look, with a expertly executed design that impressively subtle. This rug will delight you every time you see it.
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. 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 very unique to this particular geographic area.
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.
192cm long (6.3ft) 66cm wide (2.2ft)
All sales on Silver Sahara benefit the native artisans and help to ensure continuation of traditional craft techniques.