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Beni Ourain rugs are known for being made in the north east of Morocco, not in the Ait Bougamez Valley. However, the heritage of many women in Imelghas is linked to the Beni Ourain tribe, through marriage for example, and is is why you'll see many Beni Ourain and Beni Ourain style rugs made by Cooperative of Imelghaus.

Approx. Size 9ft 11in x 6ft 1in x 1in or 3m 2cm x 1m 86cm x 2cm

$1668 Includes Shipping
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Price in Morocco: 14083 Dh

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Malika Hdoudi from Imelghas, Morocco

handmade by

Malika Hdoudi

at

Imelghas Women's Cooperative

Malika is an Imghlaus village native and has worked in the cooperative since the day it was founded. She specializes ... show more Malika is an Imghlaus village native and has worked in the cooperative since the day it was founded. She specializes in hanbal carpets and helps with the day-to-day operations of the cooperative. She hopes with the sales of her carpet she'll be able to make enough and take a vacation to a famous Moroccan city!

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

Wool String from Imelghas, Morocco

Wool String

The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from ... show more The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from local sheep and then hand spun by the cooperative.

Wool from Imelghas, Morocco

Wool

This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep.

Loom from Imelghas, Morocco

Loom

Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to ... show more Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to house, woman to woman, so each family can produce the rugs they need. At the cooperative the women pooled their resources so they could keep permanent looms at the cooperative's building.

Taska from Imelghas, Morocco

Taska

This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. ... show more This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. Many of the musha's the cooperative uses are intricately engraved with symbols that are thought to ward off the evil eye.

Izdi from Imelghas, Morocco

Izdi

The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can ... show more The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can be used for weaving.


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