From the Moroccan girls' name meaning "honest", this is one of the most beautiful vintage Talsint rugs I've ever laid eyes on! Woven by the Ait Bou Ichoauen tribe in Morocco, they are often known for their eccentric, creative designs. This one would make a great accent in an Entry or other small space.
Talsint rugs are known for their vibrant colors, intricate patterns (usually geometric and sharp angles, but sometimes freeform), and thick pile.
ABOUT MOROCCAN RUGS:
Each vintage Moroccan rug is hand woven and knotted by Berber women of the tribal region specified. This level of craftsmanship can take weeks or months to complete a single rug. Weaving techniques have been passed down through the generations. The patterns, designs, and colors in each rug vary with each rug, weaver, and tribe – so each piece is truly a unique work of art and 2 pieces will never be the same. Often these rugs have been handed down through the families who created them, and have been uncovered from the mountain and rural areas of Morocco.
COLORS/MATERIALS:creamy wool with plum purple, dark brown, and the slightest hints beige. Hand woven wool.
ESTIMATED AGE: Vintage - approximately 20-30 years old
SIZE: 35 x 67"
PILE: medium low w/ higher in accent pattern areas
PLEASE NOTE: Because this is a handmade item, there may be slight imperfections in weaving, pattern, or shape. Please note all vintage items have endured a previous life and so may have slight wear and repairs. Some holes or wear spots have not been repaired to preserve the character and integrity of the piece.