|Subject||:||Internal Elems in Moroccan Rugs|
|Author||:||Giambattista D'Alessio mailto:%firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Date||:||11-27-2000 on 02:41 p.m.|
Something comparable to an 'internal elem' seems to be a rather
(ill. from TRVT, A. Nicolosi, Tappeti Rossi della Valle del Tennsift,
In some cases the rectangular section is divided in two parts, with a sort of 'double elem'. In this case both parts may take more than one third of the field, but always less than half.
(ill. from ghereh 20, p.32; TRVT p.35; hali 99)
This tendency to mark off the field at about a third from top or bottom
(ill. from ghereh 20, p.26)
I am not sure whether the field division of the next rug
(ill. from TRVT p.41)
A similar feature may perhaps be detected also in rugs whose field
(ill. from TRVT p.51)
(ill. from Pickering/Pickering/Yohe, Moroccan carpets, pl. 14)
I am not suggesting that this feature is present in all the rugs from this area: there is a good deal of them where it cannot be easily discerned, and is probably lacking. Nevertheless in many of these rugs such a demarcation is clearly visible.
I have no idea whether it may have any symbolic value (we know very
(ill. from ghereh 20, p.49)
|Subject||:||Re:Internal Elems in Moroccan Rugs|
|Author||:||Yon Bard mailto:%email@example.com|
|Date||:||11-28-2000 on 09:33 a.m.|
|Fascinating examples! Should inspire further study.