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Handira Wedding Blanket
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Ikhf N'Ighir
Naima Ait Atalb
Aisha Ait Issa
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.
Fatima was born in Ait Bouli in 1983 and is married. She attended school through the 5th grade, but left in order to get married at a young age. Her mother taught her how to weave as a girl and she joined the cooperative to help her husband financially because he is ill and unable to earn sustainable income. Fatima hopes that the cooperative continues to improve and that her skills in weaving can continue to grow.
Malika Sahl was born in 1990 in Ixf N'Ighir. She never had the opportunity to attend school because her father wanted her to stay home to attend to the rest of the children. She is now married and is the mother of two. As a member of the cooperative she hopes that they can succeed and improve the living standards of those in the village.
11ft 8in x 4ft 5in
3m 56cm x 1m 34cm
Amshtan , Tsagel , Spindle, Loom
Product ID: 15047
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These decorative blankets are traditionally made for weddings, often decorated with intricate patterns. The playful designs and warm white can add a Moroccan accent to any space as a blanket or throw. Wedding blankets made in the Ait Bouguemez valley are unique to the valley and are not made elsewhere.