Everything to know about Marokkaanse Azilal-tapijten

Posted by John Smith on October 23rd, 2019

If you are a lover of Marokkaanse Azilal-tapijten, the following article will be helpful to you.

The nomads of Morocco began to manufacture this Azilal tapijt in the 60s and 70s by necessity rather than by fashion. Like our other carpets, such as Beni Mguild tapijt carpet, these carpets are woven by women in Morocco. This results in the design and patterns of the carpets looking very nice.

The women who make these Beni Ourain tapijt usually follow a freestyle when they sew these rugs, with a pattern that is usually asymmetrical. The patterns that are woven are symbols and motifs that are important to the tribes that make them.

In essence, the Beni Ourain Marokkaanse tapijten is simply a rag rug. Strips of old fabrics, wool, and undone fibers are woven together to create something new.

The humble beginning of this carpet only serves to make the remarkable nature of these carpets more prominent. One of the most notable things about these carpets is the vibrant and bright colors that radiate from this carpet, especially when compared to the more traditional carpets. 

This burst of color is due in large part to the presence of synthetic carpet fibers that, together, enhance bright and vivid colors, something that cannot be achieved with artificial dyes.

In Morocco, these Marokkaanse Kleed are mostly used for sitting when family members are cooking and eating. Carpets are also used to sit when riding horses or mules to make the trip more comfortable. 

If you are ever in Morocco, you will often see people using this carpet as a cover for their saddle. The carpets are also used against the cold during the winter months. They give comfort and warmth to people's feet to protect them from the cold winters in the mountains.

Of course, no one in America - where these carpets are most popular uses these carpets for their horses or mules. Although these carpets are robust and well made, they are used to significantly enhance the beauty of your home. 

These carpets go with almost any interior design you can imagine. When you leaf through an interior magazine, you will see that these carpets appear frequently, since they are highly appreciated by the stylists who use them as part of their projects and designs.

When you have one of these Marokkaanse wollen tapijten, you know that the one you have is unique. No two carpets are the same. The process of this carpet that goes from strips of unwanted material, combined with other unwanted materials to becoming a unique masterpiece is itself a kind of cinderella story that is somewhat inspiring. It is a work of art on your floor that has a great story behind it.

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