Open field Carpet
275 x 185 cm (9’ x 6’1”)
Berber knotted wool pile on a wool foundation
The earth tone palette of certain Moroccan Berber carpets from the Middle Atlas has made them highly adaptable for many of today’s interiors, which favor a more simple two-tone colouration with minimal ornamentation. The many abrashes (colour gradations due to the use of different wool batches) that characterise the open field of this fascinating example offer a visual landscape of rare beauty, almost giving the impression of flying over the earth with of its natural colour nuances.