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I specialize in Moroccan rugs and textiles and as I live in the southern tip of Spain, and Morocco is only a 35 minute ferry ride away, am able to share my time between the two countries.
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MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. This old carpet is from the region of Ait Ouaouzguite. The dyes include colours taken from henna, saffron and curcuma and it is in excellent condition. A similar piece with these panel designs is shown in "From Sign to Image - The Moroccan Carpet" pages 169 to 171. Reference 2078. Size 270 x 160cms, 7ft x 5ft 3ins, Euros 1,250.

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. This old carpet is from the region of Ait Ouaouzguite. The dyes include colours taken from henna, saffron and curcuma and it is in excellent condition. A similar piece with these panel designs is shown in "From Sign to Image - The Moroccan Carpet" pages 169 to 171. Reference 2078. Size 270 x 160cms. Closeup

Only 13 miles separate my home in southern Spain from Morocco. It is only a 35 minute ferry to the northern city of Tangier. From there it is four wheel driving to the edge of the Sahara

Traditional kilims, cushions and pillows provide a relaxing interior. See many examples of pillow covers on Morocco "Page 6".

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS FLAT WEAVE - A very old long piece which has seven panels divided by finely embroidered borders. The shape indicates that it would line the inside of a tent and sometimes be used for seating on ceremonial occasions. It is from the Ait Youssi Berber group in the western Middle Atlas and is in excellent condition. Reference 2193. Size 440 x 92 cms. 14ft.7in. x 3ft. Euros 950.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS FLAT WEAVE - A very old long piece which has seven panels divided by finely embroidered borders. The shape indicates that it would line the inside of a tent and sometimes be used for seating on ceremonial occasions. It is from the Ait Youssi Berber group in the western Middle Atlas and is in excellent condition. Reference 2193. Size 440 x 92 cms. 14ft.7in. x 3ft. Euros 950.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS FLAT WEAVE. A magnificent old Hanbel from the Beni Mtir group of Berbers in the northern Middle Atlas near Meknes. Reference 2136. Size 429x145 cms, 14ft 1ins x 4ft 8ins, Euros 1600.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS FLAT WEAVE. A magnificent old Hanbel from the Beni Mtir group of Berbers in the northern Middle Atlas near Meknes. Ref. 2136. Size 429x145 cms. Closeup

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. A semi-antique carpet from the Djebel Sirooua which lies south of the High Atlas. It has fine hand spun wools and one of the dyes is from henna. Reference 2080. Size 288 x 128cms. 9ft.6in. x 4ft.3in. Euros 650. SOLD - SPAIN.

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. A semi-antique carpet from the Djebel Sirooua which lies south of the High Atlas. It has fine hand spun wools and one of the dyes is from henna. Reference 2080. Size 288 x 128cms. 9ft.6in. x 4ft.3in. CLOSE UP. SOLD - SPAIN.

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. Early 20th century carpet from Ait Ouaouzguite in the Djebel Siroua which is the region between the High and the Anti Atlas. Some of the wool is undyed and the colours include henna, saffron and indigo. Similar pieces can be seen in "Maroc - Tapis de Tribus" page 43+, and "Carpets and Textiles of Morocco" plate 59. Reference 2071. Size 275 x 145 cms., 9ft. x 4ft.9in. Euros 1,250.

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER CARPET. Early 20th century carpet from Ait Ouaouzguite in the Djebel Siroua which is the region between the High and the Anti Atlas. Some of the wool is undyed and the colours include henna, saffron and indigo. Similar pieces can be seen in "Maroc - Tapis de Tribus" page 43+, and "Carpets and Textiles of Morocco" plate 59. Reference 2071. Size 275 x 145 cms., 9ft. x 4ft.9ins. Close up.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS CARPET. Piled examples such as this from the Ait Sgougou group from the Central Middle Atlas are uncommon. The piece is in excellent condition and the length of pile indicates that it could have been used for warmth as a sleeping rug. Reference 2125. Size 278 x 150, 9ft 2ins x 5ft, Euros 1250.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS CARPET. Piled examples such as this from the Ait Sgougou group from the Central Middle Atlas are uncommon. The piece is in excellent condition and the length of pile indicates that it could have been used for warmth as a sleeping rug. Ref.2125. Size 278 x 150.Close up.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS CAPE. A finely woven example from the region of the village of Imilchil. These capes, or "handiras", are worn by women, especially during the annual wedding festival which takes place in September. Authentic capes are partly oval in shape.. Reference 2147. Size approx.176 x 135cms. 5ft.9in. x 4ft.5in. Euros 285. PHOTOGRAPHS OF WEDDING FESTIVALS ARE ON MOROCCO PAGE 5.

MOROCCAN BERBER MIDDLE ATLAS CAPE. These capes, or "handiras", are worn by women, especially during the annual wedding festival which takes place in September. Authentic capes are partly oval in shape. This cape comes with this Berber antique, part silver fibular or brooch which would have been used to close the cape when worn.

BERBER JEWELLERY BELT jewellery plays an important part in Berber life, both for every day and for ceremonial use. This belt, which originates from the High Atlas, is decorated with glass beads, shells and has a centre of turquoise stones. The integral original tying cords are intact and each has a decorative shell finish. See `Splendeurs du Maroc` - Musee Royal de l`Afrique Centrale, 1998, page 272. Reference 1908. Size central field 10cms, 4ins, high and width when opened 138cms, 4ft 7ins, Euros 85

BERBER JEWELLERY BELT jewellery plays an important part in Berber life, both for every day and for ceremonial use. This belt, which originates from the High Atlas, is decorated with glass beads, shells and has a centre of turquoise stones. The integral original tying cords are intact and each has a decorative shell finish. Reference 1908. Size central field 10cms. high width when opened 138cms. Euros 85

MOROCCAN MIDDLE ATLAS DOUBLE SADDLE BAG from the region of Zeymour. The bag itself has a very fine embroidered design on both panels and has been further embellished by extensive use of metal sequins. See `Splendeurs du Maroc` - Musee Royal de l`Afrique Centrale, 1998, page 148. Reference 2012. Size 104 x 37cms, 3ft 5ins x 1ft 3ins, Euros 285.

MOROCCAN TUAREG CEREMONIAL BELT. This originates from the deep south of the country and is a finely plaited belt, decorated with charms and embroidered in cotton and silk. The two ends are very attractive. See `Splendeurs du Maroc` - Musee Royal de l`Afrique Centrale, 1998, pages 180 and 208 for information on ropes and belts. Ref. 1950. Size 400 cms. 13ft.2in. long. Euros 120.

REVERSE OF LEFT/ MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER DOUBLE SIDED PILLOW / CUSHION . It is very rare to find a complete piled double sided pillow. It is one piece folded over and joined with an opening along one edge to allow for filling. It is from the region of Talsint, at the north east end of the High Atlas. Reference 2011 Size 104 x 41cms. 3ft.5in. x 1ft.4in. Euros 275. Reverse.

MOROCCAN HIGH ATLAS BERBER DOUBLE SIDED PILLOW / CUSHION . It is very rare to find a complete piled double sided pillow. It is one piece folded over and joined with an opening along one edge to allow for filling. It is from the region of Talsint, at the north east end of the High Atlas. Reference 2011 Size 104 x 41cms. 3ft.5in. x 1ft.4in. Euros 275.

Vats of dye in the city of Fez.

This is where I buy wool for my restoration studio

REVERSE <--. MOROCCAN MIDDLE ATLAS STORAGE BAG. An exceptional and fine early 20th Century bag from Zeymour which is on the northern edge of the Middle Atlas between Rabat and Meknes. The base Kilim is very finely woven and the designs and embellishments are most intricate. The back is equally good. Ref. 2128. Size 107 x 43 cms. Euros 260

MOROCCAN MIDDLE ATLAS STORAGE BAG. An exceptional and fine early 20th Century bag from Zeymour which is on the northern edge of the Middle Atlas between Rabat and Meknes. The base Kilim is very finely woven and the designs and embellishments are most intricate. The back is equally good. Ref. 2128. Size 107 x 43 cms, 3ft 6ins x 1ft 5ins, Euros 260

Road Sign. Edge of the Sahara, southern Morocco.