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Beni Ourain Rug
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Ikhf N'Ighir
Naima Ait Atalb
Aisha Ait Issa
Hakout, one of the founders of the cooperative was born in 1968 in Ixf N'Ighir and has lived there her entire life. She is now divorced and is now improving her literacy skills through classes taught locally. She learned the craft of weaving from her mother, focusing on Hanbel rugs. All of the money that she earns from the cooperative she uses to support her family. She hopes that the products are successful and that the cooperative continues to improve and develop.
Fatima was born in 1956 in Ixf N'Ighir and is married and the mother of 4 children. She studied through primary school and learned the craft of weaving at a young age from her mother. She joined the cooperative to earn sustainable income and help her husband financially. She is part of the cooperative to empower herself and the rest of the women of the community. Fatima is hopeful that they will be able to find permanent space so that they can teach the rest of the younger women how to weave.
Naima was born in 1992 and is married to the chef of the village. Having attended school through the fifth grade, she dropped out to get married at a young age. She has two children. When she was younger she learned the craft of weaving, and she joined the cooperative to improve her skills in weaving.
Aisha was born in 1980 in Ixf N'Ighir and is married with two children. She learned the craft of weaving from the local women, and has never had the opportunity to attend school because her father only permitted the boys to study. Aisha joined the cooperative to support her children so they can succeed in their lives.
8ft 6in x 4ft 11in x 1in
2m 60cm x 1m 50cm x 3cm
Amshtan , Tsagel , Spindle, Loom
Product ID: 14740
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Beni Ourain rugs are famous for their black and white traditional design. This style comes from the High and Middle Atlas Mountains, and is not only made as a practical warm rug, but also as a decorative rug for celebrations. This simple plush rug can add warmth and a traditional Moroccan feel to any room.
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