This Beni Mrirt Pouffe is made from a recycled rug which gives it a wonderful second life as a pouffe.
Create a comfortable stop to relax with our woven cotton pouffe, each pouffe is unique due to its handwoven property. It can be used as either an occasional chair or footrest, this compact pouffe makes a decorative and textual addition to any room.
A beautiful red rug turned into a square pouffe.
All of our pouffes come unstuffed, they can be filled through the zip opening with a range of materials, from polystyrene balls, plastic bags, old clothing & fabrics. It is an eco-friendly way to use up recyclable materials from around your home.
For a soft and light beanbag-style finish use polystyrene balls, foam chips, newspapers or plastic bags. For a firm finish use heavier materials like cotton, felt, or wool fibres; old bedding and towels work well. Alternatively, a local furniture upholsterer should also be able to sell you some suitable stuffing.
Double Knotted by Hand on Loom.
100% sheep wool
Approx 55cm x 55cm x18cm
Mrirt rugs took their name from the place they were known to come from.
The Mrirt tribes are about 200km to the west of the Beni Ourain tribes and they use similar weaving techniques, packing the wool on the vertical loom with a metal comb. which gives a fine and silky texture to the wool.
Mrirt rugs making was and continues to be an integral part of their culture, with techniques used in production passed down from generation to generation using the fine wool from their herds.
Mrirt rugs were always considered noble rugs due to their superior quality and comfort, it is kept pure, never processed, natural fire-resistant repels stains and is both warmth & sound-insulating.