They are woven into those fabulous decorative creations. The contrast between the poverty of the materials used and the richness of the final composition make them a piece of modern art.Genuine Boucherouite rag rugs solely and exclusively originate from Moroccan Atlas Mountains villages. Each rug has elevated, in surprising manner, form its ethnic origins to reach an expression of universal beauty. Morocco has become known for wool rugs make by berber tribes. Moroccan rugs have come to the attention of the global market and have been ever more in demand.
This rug is called Boucherouite a word delivered from Moroccan-Arabic phrase for torn and reused clothing. Boucherainte means rag or torn clothes in Moroccan Arabic. Such weavings are product of socio-economic changes in Moroccan society, with nomadic tribes settling and abandoning animal husbandry and losing access to wool.
A very creative, artistic response by talented Moroccan women to changing life circumstances. The Rug is not perfectly rectangular or evenly straight due to being handmade. 5.7 x 2.5 ft. (175 cm x 78 cm).The item "Vintage Boucherouite Rug Moroccan Handmade Carpet Azilal Rug 5.7 x 2.5 ft" is in sale since Tuesday, November 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets". The seller is "adillo007" and is located in RABAT. This item can be shipped worldwide.