Nouvelle Nomad

Vintage Zemmour Rug - Terracotta


A beautiful 1970s aged vintage rug from the Zemmour region of Morocco.

An earthy terracotta and rust toned based. Natural white, caramel and charcoal grey through the criss crossing lines and handwoven floral motifs. The intricate design and tightly hand knotted style of weaving visible from the under side.

Irregular shape at one end and the raw wool tassels give this piece a perfectly imperfect finish that only adds to it's character.

Handwoven from 100% wool with a dense low pile. This is a thick and heavy weighted piece that will be stunning as for a bedroom, creative studio or lounge.

Product Details

  • Size: 185 x 250 cm
  • Authentic vintage: aged 40-50 years 1970s
  • Origin: Zemmour, Rabat, North West Morocco
  • Natural 100% wool
  • Sustainably handmade in Morocco
  • Handwoven one of a kind

All Nouvelle Nomad rugs are hand washed and repaired by our artisan partners in Marrakech with traditional techniques and materials that best suit the original weaving style, wool and dyes.


Handwoven in the Zemmour region near Rabat, the capital of Morocco. Vintage Zemmour carpets in great original condition are not so common to find. They are usually high quality carpets with a dense tightly knotted style of weaving with intricate geometric designs full of symbology.

These naturally dyed rugs have subtle and earthy colour pallets with tonal shades of red, rust, terracotta and brown. A beautiful choice for large lounge rooms, dining spaces and busy living areas that require a sturdy rug with a thick but low-pile for practicality.

Transcending interior design trends, these bohemian beauties suit modern coastal homes, urban industrial and retro interiors alike. Add them to timber floorboards or a concrete floor to instantly add texture and warmth.


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