Mlouda is 52 years old, she is married and the mother for four children. Mlouda did not attend school but learned the craft of weaving from her mother and grandmother which gave birth to a love of weaving. The craft disappeared for a number of years and was not a viable way to make a living. With the start of her family’s cooperative she has the opportunity to work, create and share this traditional industry both nationally and internationally.
8ft 7in x 3ft 5in x 1in
2m 62cm x 1m 5cm x 3cm
A Boucherouite is a thick colorful rug made from recycled sweaters that are woven and repurposed into new, unique designs. Boucherouites were originally created out of necessity but are now a coveted item for decorating a modern home.
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