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 fabric strips. Colors:off-white, bright lavender, red, bright white, pale yellow, red, orange, pine green, burgundy, pale copper, navy, pale blue, dark periwinkle and more. Mixed fibers. Short tied fringe on short end. Good vintage condition. Use in a low traffic area of the house or beautiful hung on the wall.
Size: 50" x 98" approx.
Country of origin: Morocco