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Ceno Vintage Moroccan Rug

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Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handwoven and handknotted the town of Talsint in eastern Morocco.

Dimensions: 5'2" x 11'5" (160 cm x 350 cm)

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

Product Type:
  • Naturally Aged

    Vintage, handwoven rugs from Turkey and Morocco, selected for their color and design and preserved as-is.

Age:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Pink
Color Palette:
  • Salmon Pink

    A light, slightly coral pink

  • Coral

    A light-to-medium reddish-pinkish orange

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

  • Pale Yellow

    A light yellow, almost off-white

  • Walnut Brown

    A medium-to-dark true brown

Product Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 5'2" x 11'5" (160 cm x 350 cm)
  • Low pile: approximately 0.2"(0.5cm)
  • One-sided fringe: measures 3.1" (8 cm)
  • Color palette: salmon pink, coral, sandstone, pale yellow, walnut 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 Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life.
  • Diagonal lines weave and intersect, forming a grid-like pattern
  • Floral motifs are a staple in rug design—showing up in a variety of styles including natural, abstract, and geometric
  • Abrash adds visual depth and texture in its variation in color and tone
Origin

The market town for the Aït Bou Ichaouen tribe, Talsint rugs typically feature wool wefts, cotton warps, and lots of color.

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 wool foundation, adding body and helping it hug the floor.

Moroccan wool is locally sourced and produces a thick, strong pile that feels soft underfoot. Having stood the test of time, this hand-processed wool has reacted to its various environments, acquiring an untamed, nubby look and feel.

How to Style This Rug

Large rugs from 6’ x 9’ to 7’ x 10’ make great centerpieces.

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