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Beni Ourain Rug
Handmade by the Following Members of Cooperative Tiglmamin
Fatima was born in 1956, she is a widow with six children, four boys and two girls. Fatima learned the art of weaving at home from her mother. After she married she learned how to make a special type of hanbel known as the “hasera.” The hasera is made using dried palm leaves that are woven with wool into a truly unique rug, this is very difficult work. She decided to join the cooperative because her children are older and she wants the work. Fatima hopes to share a piece of her culture with the world.
6ft 10in x 4ft 11in x 1in
2m 8cm x 1m 49cm x 3cm
Taska, Hand Picker, Wool Carders, Spindle, Traditional Loom
Product ID: 10220
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This rug varies from one region to another according to color, decoration and production method. Made of natural wool this rug is quite versatile, in the winter the pile side is placed up to keep things warmer and in the summer the pile side is placed face down to keep things cooler. Each knot is individually tied by hand making it a true feat of craftsmanship.
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