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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Zaouia
Fatima Ait Haddou
Fatima was born in Ait Chaaouali. She moved to Sidi Yahya after getting married and has three children. Her son is currently attending high school, very far away from home. While her other son dropped out due to the distance. Her youngest daughter is 3 years old. Fatima learned how to weave at her home growing up and makes Beni-Ourain rugs. She joined Association Zaouia in 2012. Her goal is to help her children finish school and graduate.
Akhyat was born in Zaouia and is currently married. Together her and her husband have one daughter. She learned to weave as a child at home. She has used these skills to make rugs and Handira for Association Zaouia. She joined in 2018, and she hopes to continue working in order to help support her family.
9ft x 8ft x 1in
2m 74cm x 2m 44cm x 3cm
Medra, Imshaden, Carding Boards, Loom, Scissors, Spindel
Product ID: 16210
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The Beni-Ourain rug is used daily in the lives of local Moroccans. They are used for everything from bed covers to simple living room rugs. They can also be used for special occasions, like weddings. It is said that the women transfer their feelings into these rugs while crafting them.
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