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Flatweaves, known as hanbels in Ait Bouguemez, are primarily used for decoration in the Ait Bougamez valley. These durable handmade rugs can add natural colors to any open room.

Approx. Size 5ft 9in x 3ft 1in x 1in or 1m 74cm x 93cm x 2cm

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

Wool String from Imelghas, Morocco

Wool String

The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from … show more The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from local sheep and then hand spun by the cooperative.

Wool from Imelghas, Morocco

Wool

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

Loom from Imelghas, 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 pooled their resources so they could keep permanent looms at the cooperative's building.

Taska from Imelghas, Morocco

Taska

This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. … show more This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. Many of the musha's the cooperative uses are intricately engraved with symbols that are thought to ward off the evil eye.

Izdi from Imelghas, Morocco

Izdi

The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can … show more The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can be used for weaving.


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