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Original: 18in
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Original: 18in

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The association does not just use weaves specific to carpets, but uses them to the create the decorative pillows you see here. These pillows can accent any space.

Approx. Size 18in x 14in x 1in or 45cm x 35cm x 1cm

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

Cotton from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Cotton

Cotton is used to create the warp of this item. While warps can be made … show more Cotton is used to create the warp of this item. While warps can be made using wool, cotton is more commonly preferred because it helps ensure the rug shape does not warp over time.

Tadout - Wool from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Tadout - Wool

Wool from this area is of medium to long length. Medium to long length wool … show more Wool from this area is of medium to long length. Medium to long length wool reflects the hot summers and cold winters, though not as extreme as the High Atlas. This wool length is important and medium to long length ensures that that the threads of wool are durable and do not overly shed. This is comparison to short wool from southern Morocco, which can shed much easier as the threads as the wool fibers are not long relative to else were in Morocco. Further, wool in the High Atlas is longer with creates highly durable thread. So while long thread does not shed, it also does not create any fraying at all. Wool from Mrirt strikes a popular balance between durablity, tightness of thread, while still just short enough to provide a gentle fray that is highly sought after.

Iseka from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Iseka

This set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take the … show more 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.

Vertical Loom from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Vertical Loom

Azta uses metal looms provided by the Ministry of Artisans at a local weaving center. … show more Azta uses metal looms provided by the Ministry of Artisans at a local weaving center. However, if the women decide to weave at home, they're woven on a traditional wooden loom.


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