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Beni Ourain Rug
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Tiglmamin
Hbouba was born in 1969 in the Kabbab area about 35 kilometers away from the city of Khenifra. She is married and has five children. Hbouba learned how to weave at home from her mother. She joined the cooperative because she enjoys weaving and would like to help earn money for household expenses.
Mlouda is 52 years old, she is married and the mother for four children. Mlouda did not attend school but learned the craft of weaving from her mother and grandmother which gave birth to a love of weaving. The craft disappeared for a number of years and was not a viable way to make a living. With the start of her family’s cooperative she has the opportunity to work, create and share this traditional industry both nationally and internationally.
7ft 10in x 5ft 1in x 1in
2m 38cm x 1m 54cm x 3cm
Taska, Hand Picker, Wool Carders, Spindle, Traditional Loom
Product ID: 10672
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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.
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