The Ourika carpet is from the Ourika Valley, located at 30 kilometers from Marrakech and belong to the Masmoudas tribe. Despite the proximity to Marrakesh, it is considered as a relatively preserved valley, where the nature and the traditional mountain lifestyle is still present. You can directly recognize a rug from Ourika because they occupy a very special place among their diverse variety. This carpet is a great fit for a contemporary or mid-century modern interior design. The bold, tribal motifs and colorful shape pattern will bring some joy, energy, character and authenticity to your home decoration.The rug can serve as a centerpiece in a lounge, to imitate the gallery opening style or it’s also great in the children’s room. They will definitely love it ! The rugs of Ourika are often associated with the “Azilal rug” (which are produced a little further up in the High Atlas mountains) because these rugs feature various colors and freedom in their design, combining with some irregular patterns, just like the nature is after all: perfect in his imperfection. These rugs preserves the Berber cultural presence. It invites you to participate in the preservation of timeless art and to support the lovely work of the local artisans.
● Dimensions: (154 x 210 cm) – (5′ 0″ x 6′ 10″ feet)
● Weight: 6,4 Kg
● Region: Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, High Atlas
● Style: tribal motifs, contemporary, mid-century modern design
● Colors: beige, multicolor
● Material: wool
● Age: estimated 2000’s
● Pile: medium pile
● Shipment: free worldwide shipping via DHL, FedEx or UPS
● Payment: Paypal, CreditCard, Bank transfer
Please note: Take in consideration that you will acquire a handmade product and not an industrial work made by machines. There may be slight imperfections in the shape or pattern as this is a vintage item, but all our rugs are professionally restored by our local artisans and washed before they are shipped.