Moroccan flatweaves

A tale of beauty: Understanding Moroccan rugs and carpets (Part 1)

A tale of beauty: Understanding Moroccan rugs and carpets (Part 1)

As the daughter of a Persian mother, I grew up in houses filled with all sorts of high piled woolen rugs, intricately patterned silk carpets, and tightly woven antique kilims. When I was older and got married, my gift from my parents was a huge and fantastical carpet with curving arabesques and floral flourishes in lavender and black. 

I often get asked what I mean when I refer to Moroccan “pile rugs” as opposed to “flat weave rugs” and so I thought I would give you a little primer and share some carpet beauty…

Marrakech: and a tale of the glimmering Moroccan kilims

Patterns unfurled.
Sequins glimmering.
Colors intoxicating.

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Yes, new and very special stock of vintage Moroccan kilims or flatweaves in Red Thread Souk.  For under your coffee table, your dining table, or on your den or library floors. {These are meant to be walked on and used. } Or pinned to the wall as headboards or art for a whole room.....

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Ethnic glamour at its very best...... These truly have the power to transform your, well, magic.

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See them all with pricing, at Red Thread Souk (Scroll down to the bottom of the page.)

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