Florido

Only one made

Florido Vintage Moroccan Rug

Dimensions:
6'8" x 14'8" (202 cm x 446 cm)
Colors:
  • Fiery Orange

    A bright orange, slightly reddish

  • Espresso Brown

    An almost-black brown

  • Faded Raspberry

    A light red-purple

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Khaki Green

    A brownish green

Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handknotted by the Marmoucha tribes in the Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco

Dimensions: 6'8" x 14'8" (202 cm x 446 cm)

Florido 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:
  • Vintage

    Typically between 20-100 years old

Main Color:
  • Orange
Color Palette:
  • Fiery Orange

    A bright orange, slightly reddish

  • Espresso Brown

    An almost-black brown

  • Faded Raspberry

    A light red-purple

  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Khaki Green

    A brownish green

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'8" x 14'8" (202 cm x 446 cm)
  • Plush pile: approximately 1.2" (3 cm)
  • One-sided fringe: measures 2.4" (6 cm)
  • Color palette: fiery orange, espresso brown, faded raspberry, cream, khaki green

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 Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life.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 hooked detail, also known as a sickle, represents metal, which had protective magic according to the Amazigh
  • An absolute classic, diamond-based designs create a beautiful and dynamic field of geometric shapes
  • Diagonal lines weave and intersect, forming a grid-like pattern
Origin

The Marmoucha tribal territory includes some of the highest elevations of the Middle Atlas. These rugs have a very heavy pile, and were woven for both bed and floor coverings. They often feature chessboard or triangular designs, double-sided pile at the edges, and limited borders.

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

Extra-large rugs bigger than 7’ x 10’ help define larger spaces.

Living Room

Bedroom

Dining

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