Mourzouks have a different weaving which enables production of intricate geometrical and floral designs. They are heavy and durable. They are used as centre spread carpets or wall to wall.
These are made out of coir yarn, natural or pre dyed, woven on looms to make wide range of designs in varying width ranging from 45 cms to 5 meter and normally upto length of 50 meter.
Coir mattings are primarily used as floor covering material in household, offices, meeting halls, auditoriums, exhibition halls. Coir mattings are backed with natural rubber latex and are also used for sound proofing and also for wall covering. They are made broadly in 3 quality yarn, viz.., Anjengo, Aratory and Vycome . In different weaves, viz., 2 shaft, 3 shaft, 4 shaft and basket weave.
Normal standard size of matting runners:
45 centimeters x 50 meters
60 cm x 50 m
75 cm x 50 m
90 cm x 50m
120 cm x 50m
150 cm x 50m
180 cm x 50m
2. Ribbed Matting
Ribbed mattings are a thicker version of coir matting with weaving pattern showing the surface in a ribbed like formation, ideal for area rugs and for furnishings . They are available in natural and woven or stenciled designs in coir or jute. Area rugs are usually finished with cotton fabric borders and with latex backing.