My name is Khadija Al-Abdi, I am married and have two children, one son and one daughter, born in Ain Al-Louh in 1973. My educational level is the fifth grade of elementary school. I learned textile work through vocational training at the cooperative for two years, and afterwards, I joined the cooperative to help support my husband with the household expenses.
Pile knot rugs (Zrbyia) are one of the standard in traditional rugs in Morocco. Traditionally, they are used as seating in Moroccan homes to suppress the cold in the winter. Sometimes, they are used as blankets.
For the guest room, it suppresses the cold emanating from the floor during winter.
The genuine wool from this area is renowned for its quality because of the good care taken by the shepherds, guaranteeing the highest quality of wool to be used to make a pile knot rug.
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