The term "beni mguild" refers to a Moroccan tribe who originate from the Middle Atlas Mountains in the region of Taza. The sheep in these tribes are known for producing the best wool in the world due to its super soft texture. Historically, the rugs made by this tribe were used as beds and blankets for the cooler months, which explains why they have a long pile for extra warmth.
Like most berber rugs, this vintage rug has been have been handwoven by a women in the tribe, using wool that has also been handspun.
The imperfections in this rug are a characteristic of the rug and not a fault. You will see that the edging on this rug is far from perfect and quite worn and uneven.
To get a real sense of the rug they are best viewed in person. Feel free to contact us to arrange a viewing in store or online.
Pile side: soft clay, earthy tones with highlights of colour in the motifs of turquoise, blue, cream
Flat weave side:similar tones to pile side
SIZE: Approximately 2.9m x 1.93m
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