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The "Rug of the tribes", or "Berber Rug"

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The "Rug of the tribes", or "Berber Rug"

The berb  er Rug is therefore an artistic object made in families

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Rug Auction in Morocco's Middle Atlas

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Rug Auction in Morocco's Middle Atlas

A Rug auction is a vivid and theatrical experience to onlookers and an economic necessity to those who produce the carpets. Suzanna Clarke visits the one held in the Middle Atlas town of Khenifra. Red is the colour primarily associated with the Middle Atlas town of Khenifra, 165 kilometers from Fez and 300 kilometers from Marrakesh. Not only is it the vibrant hue of the hills and escarpements of the surrounding Meknes-Tafilalet region, but it is also the colour of the blood spilt during the many battles fought by the proud Berber tribe of Zayane, who are the main inhabitants.The name Khenifra...

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“Atlas women” brought out the Moroccan berber rug from Forgetfulness

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“Atlas women” brought out the Moroccan berber rug from Forgetfulness

In the high-altitude Atlas Mountains and about 120 km from Fez  the imperial..

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The preparation of the wool

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The preparation of the wool

Moroccan craftswomen use sheep's wool to make their rugs & carpets or kilims...

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The story of Taznakhte women embroidered on looms

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The story of Taznakhte women embroidered on looms

Long are the days and nights of these women weavers of Taznakhte... 

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