Savelie

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Savelie Vintage Moroccan Runner Rug

Dimensions:
6'0" x 14'9" (185 cm x 450 cm)
Colors:
  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Emerald Green

    A medium, true green

  • Indigo

    A true indigo: dark blue, almost purple

  • Fiery Orange

    A bright orange, slightly reddish

  • Cadmium Red

    A slightly-warm, medium red

Rug Description

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

Dimensions: 6'0" x 14'9" (185 cm x 450 cm)

Savelie 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:
  • Cream
Color Palette:
  • Cream

    A warm off-white

  • Emerald Green

    A medium, true green

  • Indigo

    A true indigo: dark blue, almost purple

  • Fiery Orange

    A bright orange, slightly reddish

  • Cadmium Red

    A slightly-warm, medium red

Rug Details

  • One-of-a-kind vintage rug — only one in stock!
  • 100% wool
  • Dimensions: 6'0" x 14'9" (185 cm x 450 cm)
  • Plush pile: approximately 1.2"(3cm)
  • Color palette: cream, emerald green, indigo, fiery orange, cadmium red

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 Originally made for personal use, these rugs took months to weave, documenting a shifting tide of events and emotions in the weaver’s life.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
  • An eye motif indicates the power to reflect the evil eye, and thus protect the weaver
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

Runners brighten the most narrow of spaces.

Hallway

Bedroom

Entryway

Kitchen

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