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Beni Ourain Rug by Cooperative Tiglmamin

This rug varies from one region to another according to color, decoration and production method. Made of natural wool this rug is quite versatile, in the winter the pile side is placed up to keep things warmer and in the summer the pile side is placed face down to keep things cooler. Each knot is individually tied by hand making it a true feat of craftsmanship.

Approx. Size 7ft 3in x 5ft 2in x 1in or 2m 22cm x 1m 57cm x 3cm

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Zhour Ousbigh from Khenifra, Morocco

handmade by

Zhour Ousbigh

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Cooperative Tiglmamin

Zhour was born in 1965, she is married and has four children. Zhour did not study as a child but ... show more Zhour was born in 1965, she is married and has four children. Zhour did not study as a child but attended literacy classes at the mosque as an adult. She learned to weave at home from her mother. As a member of the cooperative she hopes to use her earnings to buy a house.

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

Wool from Khenifra, Morocco

Wool

This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep. show more This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep.

Cotton Warp from Khenifra, Morocco

Cotton Warp

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

Taska from Khenifra, Morocco

Taska

The taska is used after every new row is added to a carpet. It helps ... show more The taska is used after every new row is added to a carpet. It helps to compress the weave and keep everything in alignment.

Hand Picker from Khenifra, Morocco

Hand Picker

This hand-picker, known locally as “Imachdan” is used to separate the locks of wool and ... show more This hand-picker, known locally as “Imachdan” is used to separate the locks of wool and prepare it for carding, combing and spinning.

Wool Carders from Khenifra, Morocco

Wool Carders

Known locally as “Ikarchal” this set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is ... show more Known locally as “Ikarchal” this set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take the partially combed wool and create fine sheets of wool used to create wool string.

Spindle from Khenifra, Morocco

Spindle

Known locally as, “lmaghzal” this tool is used to spin wool thread to ensure a ... show more Known locally as, “lmaghzal” this tool is used to spin wool thread to ensure a high quality finish.

Traditional Loom from Khenifra, Morocco

Traditional Loom

This rug is woven on a traditional wooden loom that is shared by the women ... show more This rug is woven on a traditional wooden loom that is shared by the women of the cooperative.


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