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Aït Bouali rug #03

700,00 450,00

This hand-knotted high pile Berber rug is handcrafted in Morocco’s High Atlas mountains. There may occur natural variations in pattern and colour. These variations make each rug truly one-of-a-kind.

  • Locally sourced fibres
  • 100% sheep wool
  • No bleach

Not quite the sizing or colouring you had in mind? Each rug can be made to order.

In stock (can be backordered)

Custom made
SKU: 12-1 Categories: ,
Handmade by

Fadma

This Aït Bouali rug is handmade by Fadma. Fadma lives together with her husband Mohammed. Their children live with Mohammed's parents in Azilal, where they go to school. Fadma was teached how to weave by her mother. Weaving small patterns and symbols are her speciality.

Weight 11.0 kg
Dimensions 200 × 175 cm
Kleur

natural / black

Materiaal

100% schapenwol

Kleuring

plantaardig geverfd

Origine

Aït Bouali, Marokko

Afmetingen

240 x 170

Our Berber rugs originate from the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. The high piled woolen rugs are also known as Beni Ouarain rugs, Azilal rugs or M’rirt rugs. These names refer to the region where the rugs originate from. The basic colour ivory with a graffic pattern is typical for them.

Our YKON rugs and carpets are newly made. Hand-knotted from wool with locally sourced sheep wool by one of the Berber women’s cooperatives we partner with. The processing of the wool happens completely manually, just like the weaving. We keep the fibres of the wool as natural as possible. This means that we do not use any chemicals to whiten of dye the wool. The untreated wool is cleaned directly in the river, to keep water use as low as possible. Each rug takes about 1,5 month to be made.

By using qualitative wool, a good knotting technique and timeless designs, you are assured of a sustainable purchase.

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