Musée Boucharouite

Former riad of the XIX th century transformed by its proprietor concerned with exhibition, especially for these famous carpets “boucharouites”: born with the appearance of ready-to-wear in the sixties, this carpet is made by Berber women from small strips of cloth cut out of old clothes.Those of the last born, the grandfather or the wedding dress that will no longer serve. If the raw materials are basic and simple, the result is surprising! The “Boucharouite” is thus composed of colors, forms and materials with a sentimental value, merged thanks to an innate artistic instinct. Women at home in the High Atlas region, weavers build a social circle thanks to this practice since their workshop at home becomes a space for exchange and transmission of values.

Opening Times :

  • Monday to Saturday : 9h30 – 18h
Boucharouite Museum Marrakech