Taznaght tribe of the High Atlas mountains in the South of Morocco, Hand-woven pile carpets are characterized by rich warm colors. Their weaving has been famous for the quality of the wool used and for their striking colors recognizable from its high sheen and its softness f
Beni Ourain carpet: rugs are woven exclusively with an ivory background with abstract geometric motifs of high quality un-dyed natural wool.
the field is cream and the decoration is picked out in delicate lines of brown.
These very thick soft wool piled rugs were produce as sleeping mats and covers. The thick pile and flexible foundations were perfect protection against the cold climate of the Middle Atlas mountains.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand: from above
carpets from above