- Taznakht


The region of Souss-Massa-Draa is famous for carpet weaving. In fact, women sewed the region for generations, carpets with specific characteristics and reasons for the region. In bright colors and sizes, carpet Taznakht are thus models of paintings skilled hands of women in this region. Paintings that told their stories and express their concerns. Carpet weaving in Morocco is learning that are transmitted from generation to generation. Populated with a set of patterns created thanks to the talents of these women, the carpet of the city of Taznakht full of signs and geometric shapes. Found, thus, squares, triangles, circles and symbols Tifinagh expressing Amazighe identity. The prepared wool is finally dyed using natural products in order to have bright and varied colors: orange made from alum, peels of onions (or a mixture of henna and alum ), the yellow compound alum, flowers of marigolds (or saffron and henna), the burgundy composed of plant and Foua henna, blue made from lilac.

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