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Pile Knot Rug by Touda Bous-Enna

The traditional rug of Ait Bouli is a pile knot rug, which can be found in every home in the area. Touda is committed to maintaining this tradition and exclusively weaves pile knot rugs using designs inspired by the environment of Ait Bouli and its unique culture. The colors in her rugs reflects her desire to preserve her culture as she only uses colors that can be derived from local plants.

Approx. Size 6ft 3in x 4ft x 1in or 1m 90cm x 1m 22cm x 3cm

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Price in Morocco: 2440 Dh

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Touda Bous-Enna from Ait Bouli, Morocco

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Touda is married with two children. She primarily manages her home and tends to live stock and a small garden ... show more Touda is married with two children. She primarily manages her home and tends to live stock and a small garden in the front of her home. She is passionate about weaving and cultural preservation -- two passions that are blended together with every rug she posts on her online store.

This Original Item was Handmade using the Local Materials and Tools Below

Wool from Ait Bouli, Morocco

Wool

Ait Bouli is located deep in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Tucked amongst mountains, ... show more Ait Bouli is located deep in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Tucked amongst mountains, vast plains and fields filled with hundreds of grazing sheep are a common site. It is fitting then that in the local dialect of Berber, Ait Bouli means "The people who own the sheep". All wool that Touda makes is bought directly from the shepards who roam the mountains of Ait Bouli.

Wooden Loom from Ait Bouli, Morocco

Wooden Loom

Every family in Ait Bouli owns their own loom. Touda is no exception to this. ... show more Every family in Ait Bouli owns their own loom. Touda is no exception to this. Touda's loom though carries a special story. When she learned how to weave in Marrakech, she had the loom made by local woodworkers over 30 years ago (as of 2015). She has kept the same loom and brought it back to Ait Bouli. The loom has become a fixture in her life representing a life's worth of creative work. In time, she hopes that with add another loom that can create larger rugs A local woodworker made the loom several years ago and it has become a fixture in kitchen of Touda. Her loom is small and she hopes that with time, she can one day ask the local woodworker to make a bigger loom so she can weave large rugs.


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