Fabrication:Tissé main / Type:klim / Composition:Pure laine / Dimensions:198cm x 100 / poids1.4 kg / Origine:Kairouan (Tunisie)

Manufacturing: Handwoven

Type: Klim

Composition: Pure wool

Dimensions: 198 x 100 cm

Approximate thickness: 5 mm

Weight: 1.4 Kg

Origin: Kairouan (Tunisie)


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Carpet Kilim "Wissada"


 

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PRODUCT

The carpet "Wissada" is a type of carpet Klim town of Tataouine woven entirely by hand by craftswomen in southern Tunisia. Composed long geometric band in a tight weave made with pure wool, this traditional work is used as a decorative mural covers, or as floor mats. Pure wool, authentic and quality guarantee.


HISTORY

The crossroads of civilizations and land meeting of, Tunisia has always been renowned for its weavings. In the Vth century BC Greek poets AV already rented rugs and tapestries of Carthage. In the first century of Islam Aghlabid emirate of Kairouan paid tribute to the suzerainty of the Caliph of Baghdad partly in carpets and tapestries. Later travelers have reported the use of several varieties of weaving in the palace, dwellings, and among tribes, such as floor mats, saddle pads, rugs Hammam, the sofa carpet, etc.

Steeped in tradition, but also open to external contributions, this know-how has developed inthe of XIX century a typical Tunisian weaving inspired by oriental carpets and impregnated customs and regional, traditional and ethnic, while meeting the needs daily and sometimes combining several functions.

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