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Pile Knot Rug
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Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Nahda
Fadma Mahboub was born in 1972 in the outskirts of Oued Ifrane. Her family moved into the village to make it easier for her brothers to go to school although she didn’t get the same opportunity since she never enrolled. However, she got to learn to weave and has become a renowned Hanbal and Zamora carpet weaver. She has recently joined the association in order to help the women perfect their Hanbal technique and find a space where she can meet like minded women.
Zolikha was born in 1987, from AIt Bilhage Lehamamm near Zaouia Oued Ifrane. She is married and learned weaving from her family as a younger women. Now, she is attempting to become literate as part of a local literacy program. Her teacher is the secretary of association Nahda.
8ft 8in x 6ft 6in x 1in
2m 65cm x 1m 97cm x 3cm
Vertical Loom, Taska, Iseka
Tadout - Wool,
Product ID: 9642
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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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