Palmiero

Only one made

Palmiero Moroccan Runner Rug

Description

One-of-a-kind new rug, handwoven and handknotted by skilled artisans using techniques originated near the small city of Boujad in the Chaouia-Ouardigha region of Morocco

Dimensions: 2'7" x 12'4" (80 cm x 376 cm)

Natural inconsistencies are inherent in these unique, handcrafted rugs

Product Type:
  • Hand-knotted Rugs
Age:
  • New

    Recently woven and never used in a home

Main Color:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Dusty Rose Pink

    A medium-to-light pink-red

  • Teal

    A medium blue-green

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind new rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on cotton foundation
  • Dimensions: 2'7" x 12'4" (80 cm x 376 cm)
  • Plush pile: approximately 1.2"(3cm)
  • One-sided fringe: measures 3.1" (8 cm)
  • Color palette: dusty rose pink, teal, cream
  • 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 Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life.
  • Directional design or color gradients with purposeful asymmetry and movement
  • The bold, balanced simplicity of color-blocking is reminiscent of abstract art canvases
Origin

Boujad was considered a holy town. Boujad rugs were made by a variety of tribes, and thus vary widely in color, composition, and weave. Often described with words like surreal, mystic, and mesmerizing, these rugs depict a world beyond reality. Construction-wise, they have twice as many horizontal as vertical knots, which makes them floppy and easy to move.

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.

Moroccan wool is locally sourced and produces a thick, strong pile that feels soft and fluffy underfoot. A small amount of shedding is to be expected from this natural fiber, but it’s worth it: its high pile is beloved for its wild, tousled texture.

How to Style This Rug

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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