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Taza Vintage Berber Cushion

$ 88.00

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Handmade in Morocco by a cooperative of Berber artisans in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains are provided a global platform to present their wares to an international market and build a strong communal economy. Our partner provides a global platform that enables them to present their wares to an international market and build a strong communal economy. 
Handmade using vintage textiles and locally sourced high quality wool on traditional wooden looms. Naturally dyed using herb and plant extracts. With every item purchased with us, a tree is planted in partnership with the National Forest Foundation.
Berber weaving is highly dependent on the female culture in Morocco and is passed down traditionally within the home. The young apprentice is expected to learn the the different looping techniques, patterns, color ranges and motifs. Berber weavers of the past recorded the myths and legends of their ancestors through archaic symbolism, incorporated with grace and precision into their textiles. These woven works of art are a doorway to the past, dating from the Upper-Paleolithic era.

Details + Dimensions

15" x 19"
zipper closure

refashioned from a vintage tapestry-woven Berber kilim rug 
*does not include insert

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