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House Of Archeion

" Aysha In stillness " 1.38 m x 2.55 m - Takama Collection

$1,700.00

House Of Archeion

" Aysha In stillness " 1.38 m x 2.55 m - Takama Collection

$1,700.00

In an unusual neutral tone, not so traditional for the area it was sourced from, this slate grey vintage carpet, has its own gentle story to tell, of still desert nights with a moon soon to rise, this is a medium to large area size piece.

Woven and sourced from the Taznakht area on the edge of the Sahara in Morocco, where carpet weaving is a time honoured art, often bright and rich in color, filled with mystical berber symbology, the women of this area weave rugs called Kaharita meaning Map in Arabic, The Kaharita can come  in various styles, from a tight knotted pile to a flat Kilim style, offering abstract interpretations of the desert environment where they are woven.  

The Stories of the women who weave these gorgeous carpets are mapped out in every knot.

This beautiful Desert Rug is a tightly woven in a soft short pile using 100 % natural wool and Dying process, the gradual fade in colour of these style of carpets only adds to the beauty and patina as they age.

Some pieces in this range are vintage any flaws marks of wear and imperfections are reflections of the individual carpets unique story.

This carpet is woven in a luxe soft wool short pile.

Measurements 1.38 m x 2.55 m