Cirilis

Only one made

Cirilis Moroccan Rug

Dimensions:
2'11" x 5'6" (89 cm x 168 cm)
Colors:
  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Cognac Brown

    A medium-to-dark red-brown

Rug Description

One-of-a-kind lightly used rug, hand-knotted in the town of Azilal between the High and Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco

Dimensions: 2'11" x 5'6" (89 cm x 168 cm)

Cirilis has been professionally cleaned; age-related wear and natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted vintage rugs

Rug Type:
  • Hand-knotted Rugs

    Sturdy pile rugs meticulously woven by hand, with individually hand-tied knots, so no two are exactly alike

Age:
  • Lightly Used

    Typically between 5-20 years old

Main Color:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Warm Vanilla Beige

    A warm pale beige, almost tan

  • Cognac Brown

    A medium-to-dark red-brown

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind gently used rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 2'11" x 5'6" (89 cm x 168 cm)
  • One-sided fringe: measures 2.8" (7 cm)
  • Plush pile: approximately 0.8" (2 cm)
  • Color palette: warm vanilla beige, cognac brown
  • These rugs are prized for their expressive design and construction. Their freeform edges meander and wiggle, unbound by constrictions of mass production
  • Curator's Notes

    Motifs
    • Moroccan rugs don’t come with a key. As with any painting or poem, their motifs have many subjective interpretations. Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life
    • A tree of life, a symbol found in religions worldwide, alludes to nature and was commonly used in Amazigh tattoos
    Region of Origin

    Azilal rugs typically have abstract, painterly designs, and are similar to rugs from Ourika. These pieces can be distinguished by their bright colors, facilitated by the use of cotton in addition to wool.

    Material Details

    Wool, a staple in Moroccan rug design, was considered almost sacred to the Amazigh (Berber) people, whose nomadic lifestyle included sheep and goat herding. In addition to being available, wool is durable, long-lasting, and soft—so it’s super comfy to walk and relax on. In this piece, the wool pile is knotted onto a strong cotton foundation, prized for its sturdiness.

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