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Pile knot rugs are plush, warm rugs commonly woven with traditional symbols that are unique to the surrounding region. During the winter, the pile side is placed up to keep things warmer and for the summer the pile side is placed face down on the ground to keep things cooler.
Approx. Size 6ft 11in x 3ft 3in x 1in or 2m 12cm x 98cm x 3cm
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Born in Talsint in 1979, Fatima did not finish her studies due to the school being far from her home. ... show more Born in Talsint in 1979, Fatima did not finish her studies due to the school being far from her home. She has since attended literacy classes as an adult and done well. Fatima is divorced and has one daughter, Fadwa. Fatima learned the art of making crafts including the tbaq, weaving and sewing from her mother. In addition to Fatima’s work with the handicraft association, she has a small sewing business and helps with her family’s neighborhood store. With money from her basket sales she has been able to buy a sewing machine and materials to help her sewing business. Fatima hopes that the handicraft association will improve their production and professional capacities through their work with Anou, helping them to secure better income.
This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep. show more This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep.
The warp of this rug is made from cotton and is sourced in local markets.
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.
Iseka and Spindle
Iseka, this set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take ... show more Iseka, this set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take the partially combed wool and create fine sheets of wool used to create wool string. Spindle, this tool is used to spin wool thread to ensure a high quality finish.
The taska is used after every new row is added to a rug. It helps ... show more The taska is used after every new row is added to a rug. It helps to compress the weave and keep everything in alignment.