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The tahrouite is an iconic shawl worn by the majority of women in the area of Muoy. The symbols woven into each Tahrouite have special meaning and can reveal information about who is wearing it.

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Fatima Dadsi from Goulmima, Morocco

handmade by

Fatima Dadsi

at

Association Tadighoust

Fatima has lived in Qsar Muoy since the 1970’s. She is the mother of three children. She hopes that through ... show more Fatima has lived in Qsar Muoy since the 1970’s. She is the mother of three children. She hopes that through her work in the association she’ll be able to attend many national craft fairs.

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

None from Goulmima, Morocco

This wool is sourced locally in the area around Ksar Mouy. The women frequently buy ... show more This wool is sourced locally in the area around Ksar Mouy. The women frequently buy it in the local market and then spin and thread it themselves. The region is known for high quality black wool and many people travel from far away to buy it. Wool

Assorted Threads from Goulmima, Morocco

Assorted Threads

To make this item, the association uses assorted threads from various materials such as wool, ... show more To make this item, the association uses assorted threads from various materials such as wool, cotton or synthetic wool.

Cotton String from Goulmima, Morocco

Cotton String

Cotton string is purchased in a nearby souk, or market, and is used to create ... show more Cotton string is purchased in a nearby souk, or market, and is used to create the warp of this item.

Mdura  from Goulmima, Morocco

Mdura

The mdura is a tool that is used to pound the weft together so it ... show more The mdura is a tool that is used to pound the weft together so it fastens to the warp of the rug.

Spindle from Goulmima, Morocco

Spindle

After fine sheets of wool has been created with studded boards, the weavers use the ... show more After fine sheets of wool has been created with studded boards, the weavers use the spindle to create thread which is then used for the weft of the rug.

Studded Boards from Goulmima, Morocco

Studded Boards

After the association purchases wool, they will comb the wool with these studded boards to ... show more After the association purchases wool, they will comb the wool with these studded boards to create fine sheets of wool that can then be spun into thread.

Traditional Loom from Goulmima, Morocco

Traditional Loom

This rug is woven on a traditional wooden loom that is shared by the women ... show more This rug is woven on a traditional wooden loom that is shared by the women of the association and other members of the village. Using wooden looms can sometimes slightly warp a rug, giving it a unique finish.


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