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Handmade by the Following Members of Ighrem Timdokkals
Meriem ait bnali
Khadija as a native of Agouti and has lived in the village her entire life. She completed primary school and hopes to study again one day. When Khadija is not embroidering or crocheting new items at the association, she can be found working in her family's field. She hopes that through the sales of her items, she'll be able to support the growth of Association Ighrem and Timdokal Ighrem.
Touda is an Agouti native. She has raised her two children alone as her husband passed away several years ago. She has since become one of the most popular members of Timdokal Ighrem because of her warm personality and frequently takes on a motherhood role for many of the girls in Agouti.
Wardiya was born in 1988 in Demnat divorced and has one daughter . her family moved to Akouty because her father works there as smith . she became a member in this workshop to learn the crafts and to earn some , she practice weaving with other women from the same area
Meriem was born in Akouty in 1976, widow , mum of five children and no school . from her childhood she learned by mum to daughter . her specialty is carpet weaving . she works in a workshop to benefit and help her family
6ft 8in x 3ft 8in x 1in
2m 2cm x 1m 11cm x 3cm
Product ID: 16799
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Pile rugs carry huge traditional cultural significance in the Ait Bouguemez valley. When a family first builds a house, or moves into a new home, the first thing women do is weave rugs specifically for each room. All you have to do to learn when a family first built their home or moved into a home is to ask them how old their rugs are. Often, the rugs are more than 20-60 years old even after consistent ware. The designs of Timdokkals are highly unique to the area and are often referred to as "Azilal Rugs", the province in which Timdokkals is located within. This plush rug can add warmth and comfort to any room.
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