This rug has a somewhat courses structure that is typical for the traditional sleeping rugs in the Middle Atlas. The color and some technical and structural details are typical for the simple every day rugs of the Ait Youssi and Beni Mguild in the central Middle Atlas. Meanwhile the design is very unique, much more determined by the individual imagination of the weaves that lead by a traditional aesthetic ‘common sense’. In general, white ground rugs from these central Middle regions are much rarer (in a probability of maybe 1:1000 or so) that the nes from the north-eastern tribes such as the Beni Ouarain, Beni Alaham, Marmoucha or Ait Seghrouchène.
Morocco, West Africa