The carpet "Sahara" 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, traditional this work is used as decorative covers Wall, or as floor mats. Pure wool, authentic and quality guarantee.
The meeting Carrefour of civilizations and land, 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 developed in the XIX century during a typical Tunisian weaving inspired by oriental carpets and impregnated customs and regional, traditional and ethnic, while meeting the daily needs and sometimes combining several functions.
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