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Fabrication:Tissé main / Type:Mergoum / Composition:Pure laine / Dimensions:252cm x 166cm / Poids9:kg / Origine:Kairouan (Tunisie)

Manufacturing: Handwoven

Type: Mergoum

Warp: Pure wool

Size: 8'3" x 5'5" ft

Approximate thickness: 0,31 inch

Weight: 19,8 Ib

Origin: Kairouan (Tunisie)


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Vintage Carpet Mergoum "Hayet"


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KAIROUAN

PRODUCT

The carpet "Hayet" is a type of carpet (mergoum) woven entirely by hand by artisans of the city of Kairouan. It has the certificate of authenticity to the National Office with Tunisian handicrafts stamping 1st choice. Its color of antique red background gives it a very elegant look, it consists of several diamond colors. The diamonds are traditional Berber patterns, unique warranty, authentic and quality.


HISTORY

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 needs

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