Handwoven Reed Placemats

Handwoven Reed Placemats


Set of 4 placemats, handwoven by skilled artisans using time-honored techniques in Rabat, Morocco.

Product Type:
  • Placemat

Product Details

  • 100% reed fiber
  • Approximate diameter: 15.7” (40 cm)
  • Sold in a set of 4
  • Natural variations in size and color are inherent to all handwoven products

Curator's Notes

The Design

A lace-like weave spirals out from the center, reminiscent of handwoven fishing nets thrown off the coast of Essaouira.

The Material

Reed fiber is a staple and ubiquitous raw material from Morocco, which grows naturally in orchards and fields across the country alongside many other plants, almost like a weed. Its color changes depending on the season and how much sun it has gotten, so you’ll find there’s a range in shade even in one piece, from slightly green to golden yellow.

The Supplier

Our partner runs a very small co-op in Rabat, located in a craft marketplace known for pottery and basketwork. He inherited the tradition from his father, and now works with a team of 5 colleagues. Every step of their work is done by hand: harvesting, processing, and weaving the material into everyday art objects.

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