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Handmade by the Following Members of Imelghas Women's Cooperative
Malika Ait Assa
Malika is an Imghlaus village native and has worked in the cooperative since the day it was founded. She specializes in hanbal carpets and helps with the day-to-day operations of the cooperative. She hopes with the sales of her carpet she'll be able to make enough and take a vacation to a famous Moroccan city!
Fatima was born in Imghlaus and has lived in the village her entire life. Fatima is one the cooperative's members who has never married and considers the members of the cooperative as her family. She learned how to weave when she was child and has since become an expert weaving hanbal carpets. When she is not working at the cooperative, she can be found working in the fields or tending her cows.
Fatima Ahzmaz was born in 1988 in AkhfNighir. She is married with two kids. Fatima has never been to school which made her learn the textile craft from a young age. This craft is practiced by most of the women in the AkhfNighir region. With this craft Fatima supports her husband and kids.
Malika was born in Amlghas, and is now married. She learned carpet weaving when she was a child from her mom.
Malika was born in 1986. She is married with two kids. Fatima lives in Amghles Village where she learned how to weave from her mom, which is the main activity for women in that region. She joined the association in order to support her family.
11ft 9in x 10ft 11in x 1in
3m 58cm x 3m 32cm x 2cm
Loom, Taska, Izdi
Product ID: 10138
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Beni Ourain rugs are known for being made in the north east of Morocco, not in the Ait Bougamez Valley. However, the heritage of many women in Imelghas is linked to the Beni Ourain tribe, through marriage for example, and is is why you'll see many Beni Ourain and Beni Ourain style rugs made by Cooperative of Imelghaus.
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