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This bohemian style rug is used to decorate houses especially the nicest rooms/guest rooms or during a celebration. Pile knot rugs are often offered as a gift for newlyweds and they are a must have in some tribes.

Approx. Size 9ft 1in x 4ft 2in x 1in or 2m 76cm x 1m 27cm x 3cm

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Khadija Ait Chakr from Ourika, Morocco

handmade by

Khadija Ait Chakr

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Cooperative Tifawin

Khadija was born in 1969 in the region of Ajoukak. She married a man who due to health complication is ... show more Khadija was born in 1969 in the region of Ajoukak. She married a man who due to health complication is unable to work. To support him and their kids she works multiple jobs cleaning hotels, working in the fields, and occasionally selling her handwoven rugs. She moved to Ourika after her niece (the cooperative’s president) convinced her to join the cooperative to have a better chance to live off her weaving skills. Khadija specializes in Boucherouite and she hopes that her work with the cooperative will be the first step to a better life for her and her family.

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

Warp from Ourika, Morocco

Warp

100% cotton thread used as the warp, it’s held vertically in tension on a loom.

Colored Wool from Ourika, Morocco

Colored Wool

Chemically died wool that women by in the weekly souk for their colorful rugs.

Wool from Ourika, Morocco

Wool

The wool comes from the many sheeps owned by the people of the region. Twice ... show more The wool comes from the many sheeps owned by the people of the region. Twice a year the sheep are sheared and the women clean the wool and spin it to make yarns for their rugs.

Traditional Loom from Ourika, Morocco

Traditional Loom

In most small villages weavers make their own vertical looms (Haute-Lisse) by using large pieces ... show more In most small villages weavers make their own vertical looms (Haute-Lisse) by using large pieces of wood.


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