Mahma was born in 1953 in Ain Leuh. She never went to school when she was young but she learned how to weave thanks to her mother. Eight years ago, she joined the Ain Leuh Cooperative. She wants to support her husband in raising her only kid.
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.