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Original: 4ft 11in

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Pile rugs carry huge traditional cultural significance in the Ait Bouguemez valley. When a family first builds a house, or moves into a new home, the first thing women do is weave rugs specifically for each room. All you have to do to learn when a family first built their home or moved into a home is to ask them how old their rugs are. Often, the rugs are more than 20-60 years old even after consistent ware. The designs of Timdokkals are highly unique to the area and are often referred to as "Azilal Rugs", the province in which Timdokkals is located within. This plush rug can add warmth and comfort to any room.

Approx. Size 8ft 4in x 4ft 11in x 1in or 2m 54cm x 1m 50cm x 3cm

$818 Includes Shipping
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Price in Morocco: 6592 Dh

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Khdija Hamid from Ait Bouguemez, Morocco

handmade by

Khdija Hamid

at

Ighrem Timdokkals

Khadija as a native of Agouti and has lived in the village her entire life. She completed primary school and ... show more Khadija as a native of Agouti and has lived in the village her entire life. She completed primary school and hopes to study again one day. When Khadija is not embroidering or crocheting new items at the association, she can be found working in her family's field. She hopes that through the sales of her items, she'll be able to support the growth of Association Ighrem and Timdokal Ighrem.

This Original Item was Handmade using the Local Materials and Tools Below

Wool from Ait Bouguemez, Morocco

Wool

To make this item, the artisans of Timdokkal source wool from shepherds and clean it ... show more To make this item, the artisans of Timdokkal source wool from shepherds and clean it in a local river that passes through Agouti.

Thread from Ait Bouguemez, Morocco

Thread

This item is made using durable thread sourced in local markets. show more This item is made using durable thread sourced in local markets.

Cotton Warp from Ait Bouguemez, Morocco

Cotton Warp

The warp of this rug is made from cotton and is sourced in local markets. show more The warp of this rug is made from cotton and is sourced in local markets.

Loom from Ait Bouguemez, Morocco

Loom

Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to ... show more Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to house, woman to woman, so each family can produce the rugs they need. At the cooperative the women are saving money to buy permanent looms to keep at their small store.


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