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Beni Ourain Rug
Handmade and designed by Cooperative Azta
Meet the Artisans
Itto Mahboub was born in 1984 and never attended school, but as a young girl she learned the art of weaving from her mother. At an early age she married and became a mother to three children and now plays a valuable role in the cooperative.
Ganou Mahboub treasurer of the cooperative was born in 1965 in skhirat mastered the craft of weaving where she learned on the mother's hands have not been studied married mother of six sons and one girl
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8in x 8in x 1in
21cm x 20cm x 3cm
Tadout - Wool
Product ID: 14283
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Beni Ourain style rugs are pile knot rugs intricately designed and are used as two sided rugs in Oued Ifrane. There is the summer side, when the pile side is placed face down on the ground to keep things cooler. During the winter, the pile side is placed up to keep things warmer. You can find these carpets with natural wool from the local sheep or cotton yarn bought from the village market. Depending on the size of the rug, it can take weeks to create. Each knot needs to be individually tied and cut, so one person is only able to create a meter in two weeks.
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