Marmoucha Rug Style for your interior design
Marmoucha rug come from the east of the Middle Atlas of the Immouzer capital and are highly influenced by the Beni Ourain rugs with their black patterns, sometimes brown and orange, based on a cream background. The region is known for its preserved landscapes, vast forests, and mountains of medium and high altitude. The people living there are still mainly Amazigh.
Berber Carpet from Marmoucha Tribe
The Marmouchas also excel in the art of the Berber mat (Hacera) which have the distinction of being much finer. The braided palm leaves are crushed beforehand, until they form a kind of very fine vegetable fiber, then woven and covered with wool. Their motifs are sometimes geometric and very thin, sometimes more crazy with small additions of different materials. The women of this tribe have always been excellent in the art of carpet weaving, a tradition they continue to conscientiously perpetuate.
Moroccan interior style and architecture is well-known for his beldi (traditional) charm and exotic at the same time. Intricate details, quality of weaving, purity of material and traditional methods add a real value to the Moroccan rugs and create a stunning visual effect.
Berber women, who are the maneuvering leaders of the Moroccan carpet, spend weeks and sometimes months setting up a carpet. This time is justified by other household and family tasks. In general, the average time of weaving or knitting is two hours per day for each woman.
The Symbolism of the Berber carpet is the expression of a primordial fertility cult, originating from remote early civilizations. There is no other form of artisanal art in which this ancient symbolism remains so alive until today. This is the unique significance of the Berber carpet.
Berber women are the creators of the famous Marmoucha rug. While they weave a rug, they always add a personal touch by creating designs with strong meaning and story. Based on history, the tribe’s