Fredy

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Fredy Vintage Moroccan Runner Rug

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Rug Description

One-of-a-kind vintage rug, handwoven and handknotted in the town of Azilal between the High and Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco.

Dimensions: 3'11" x 8'11" (120 cm x 273 cm)

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

Rug 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:
  • Beige, Cream
Color Palette:
  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Sandstone

    A light tan

  • Cantaloupe

    A pale pastel orange

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool pile on mixed fiber foundation
  • Dimensions: 3'11" x 8'11" (120 cm x 273 cm)
  • Plush pile: approximately 1.2"(3cm)
  • One-sided fringe: measures 2.4" (6 cm)
  • Color palette: cream, sandstone, cantaloupe
  • 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 Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life.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
  • A hooked detail, also known as a sickle, represents metal, which had protective magic according to the Amazigh
  • An eye motif indicates the power to reflect the evil eye, and thus protect the weaver
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

This rug is called a boucherouite, which derives from bu sharwit, a Moroccan Arabic term meaning 'piece of cloth'. Reflective of the ever-shifting post-modern, post-consumer landscape, these 'everything rugs' are woven with colorful miscellaneous fiber scraps. In this piece, a wool pile is knotted onto mixed-fiber wefts and textured wool warps.

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

Spruce up smaller spaces with small rugs between 3’ x 5’ and 5’ x 8’.

Living Room

Bedroom

Office

Kitchen

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