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Pile Knot Rug
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Tisseuses
Hachmia was born and raised in Ain Leuh. She is widely regarded as one of the hardest working members of the Ain Leuh Cooperative. This work ethic shines through given the fact that she has never attended school, but still enrolled in a weaving certification program and started working at the cooperative. Hachmia is a single parent with two girls and a boy. Her dedication and persistence of her work allow her to use the money she earns to support the children's living and education. She is indeed a strong woman!
Fatima is a mother of two kids. One is working and the other is still in middle school. She loves to weave since she was a child. She joined the cooperative to practice her passion and also support her family. She likes to travel but now she is committed to her work in the cooperative. She hopes to have a business of her own in the future.
Khadija was born and raised in Ain Leuh and has lived in the village all her life. Since she never completed school. she jumped at the opportunity to join the Ain Leuh Cooperative back in 1982, as she saw it as a path to becoming literate and educated. Moreover, it was a great opportunity for her to find work near her home as she cannot walk or travel far distances due to a disability. She hopes that through her work she can continue supporting the growth of the cooperative so that it can become world famous. Khadija is married and has two children.
7ft 7in x 7ft 7in x 1in
2m 30cm x 2m 30cm x 2cm
Product ID: 9382
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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.