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Pile Knot Rug
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Nahda
Fatima was born in 1986 in Meritz, she is married and is the mother of a boy and a girl. Fatima learned how to weave from her mother as a young girl. Fatima is trying to improve her literacy through a local literacy program, and also is a member of the coop in order to support herself and her husband financially.
8ft 10in x 6ft 3in x 1in
2m 70cm x 1m 90cm x 3cm
Vertical Loom, Taska, Iseka
Tadout - Wool,
Product ID: 8842
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Beni Ourain style rugs are pile knot rugs intricately designed and are used as two sided rugs in Oued Ifrane. There is the summer side, when the pile side is placed face down on the ground to keep things cooler. During the winter, the pile side is placed up to keep things warmer. You can find these carpets with natural wool from the local sheep or cotton yarn bought from the village market. Depending on the size of the rug, it can take weeks to create. Each knot needs to be individually tied and cut, so one person is only able to create a meter in two weeks.
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