Moroccan Beni Ourain Pouffe 2018

£125.00
£125.00
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Moroccan Beni Ourain Pouffe 2018

This Beni Ourain 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. 

One of the nicest examples of recycling in action. This Beni Ourain Pouffe makes use of a defective rug, choosing the best pieces to give it a wonderful second life as a truly one of a kind floor cushion. 

Description
A cream rug with a black diamond pattern 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.

Key Info
Process 

Double Knotted by Hand on Loom.

Material 

100% sheep wool

Dimensions

Approx 60cm x 60cm x 20cm 

Story
The Beni Ouarain tribes produce very easily identifiable rugs that are now quite commonly seen in Europe and further afield. Boasting a beautiful ivory background colour and adorned with geometrical diamond patterns in black or brown, the classic 'Beni' is made from undyed soft natural wool with a medium to a thick pile. It is warm, sumptuous and durable and each one is the result of several months of work by a Berber woman from the Middle Atlas region to the east of Fez, Morocco. Beni Ouarain rugs have largely maintained their original patterns and colour over the years, standing out from other carpet types by virtue of this. They are considered to be the most prestigious carpets produced in Morocco and have become very popular in Europe in recent years due to their simplicity and adaptability to interiors of modern or traditional design.

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