Marrakech: and a tale of Peacock Pavilions Guest house

Oh, it's been busy around here at Peacock Pavilions.  Very busy.  We're getting ready, you see.  Ready to open.  So much to do! 

Thought I would share with you a few details. 

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Moroccan painting of veiled women, heavy white linen curtains with 100 year old silver and black handmade passementarie from Yemen (amazing French designer Corinne Bensimon made these curtains for me to spec).  Atlas Pavilion

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Handmade lantern I designed made out of maichor, ceiling in a Moroccan inlay design painted by Melanie Royals and the Peacock Painters, Medina Pavilion.  (Fun note: Peacock Painter Todd who worked on this ceiling is staying with us for 4 months toiling away on finishing touches. We're lucky, lucky....:-))

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Large vintage hand embroidered Indian horse, Persian runner. Uzbek suzani mounted on the wall, Medina Pavilion.

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Buddha from 1740, series of turn of the century Le Petit Journal with color illustrations of the French colonial period in Morocco, Medina Pavilion.

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Heavy vintage Persian wall hanging, old saffron colored Moroccan Taznarght carpet, Medina Pavilion

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Series of old brass lanterns hanging from the dome with peep holes in the Medina Pavilion salon.

All images by fab intern, Katie.