Boucherouite Rugs. These woven rugs are a fairly recent new folk art form that arose out of a wool shortage in the 60's. Without wool, the weavers reached for whatever was at hand: clothing scraps, tailors remnants and more and more.
This vintage boucherouite rug is handwoven and hand knotted made with wool yarn and fabric strips. Colors:bear brown, teal green, bright marine blue, bright papaya, off-shite, navy and more. Mixed fibers. Short tied fringe on short end. Fair vintage condition. Use in a low traffic area of the house or beautiful hung on the wall.
Size: 45" x 98" approx.
Country of origin: Morocco