Tunisia is famous for its carpets, Mergoums, Klims and other tapestries and weavings. In all times and even today, from north to south, in the cities and the rurale countries, you can find weaving activities abound.
There is a little story attributed to "Kemla", the daughter of a Turkish governor of Kairouan, in the introduction of the knotted carpet of Anatolian inspiration, in 1830.
However, carpet weaving existed even before. Besides, the knotted pile carpet is produced in all regions of Tunisia. The production of carpets in Tunisia has been developed with the improvement of the product, it has known a true mutation of the textures’ level (number of points per m2), technologies of treatment and components’ production (wool, linen , silk ...)
Tunisian carpets are characterized by the sharpness of the points. This technique blurs the outline of the motifs, it gives them a melted aspect. It is certain that Tunisian craftsmen and women hold the secret of it.
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