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Handwoven Black Zapotec Rebozo Shawl with Multicolor Motifs, "Zapotec Night Blues"

Working on the handloom, Carmen Ruiz weaves an extraordinary Zapotec shawl.... more

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Working on the handloom, Carmen Ruiz weaves an extraordinary Zapotec shawl. Intricate motifs in orange, red and pink alternate with shades of blue on an expanse of midnight black. A voluptuous hand tied macramé fringe completes this lovely cotton wrap, which takes its colors from natural dyes.

  • 0.24 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • 184 cm L x 64.5 cm W
  • 72" L x 25.5" W
  • Fringe: 12 cm L
  • Fringe: 4.7" L

  • 100% cotton
  • All natural dyes
  • Dry clean only
  • Eco-Friendly: colored with organic dyes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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June

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05/15/2022

"Elegant, yet folksy"

I love my Zapotec Night Blues shawl. Its perfect for elegant evenings out, like the theatre and restaurants, or casual occasions. Goes with everything.The quality is superb.

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Zapotec Night Blues, Handwoven Black Zapotec Rebozo Shawl with Multicolor Motifs

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Karen

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02/18/2024

"So beautiful!"

This shawl has a gorgeous weave and beautiful color! Its a little stiff, but a good weight for cool, rather than cold nights. I find myself looking for ways to wear it.

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Agave Shadows, Mexican Handwoven Zapotec Shawl Cotton in Black and Aqua

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Nataliya

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12/12/2023

"Better than the photo"

Very nice; looks woven and goes very well with all my table runners.

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Oaxaca Earth, Four Hand Woven Brown and Beige Cotton Zapotec Placemats

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Joanna

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09/07/2023

"beautiful placemats"

they look great on the table / nice fall coloring, very nice design, soft and pleasant to touch - great for everyday use and for dinner with guests.

Best Uses

  • Every day and special occasions

Purchased Item:

Oaxaca Sunset, Zapotec Orange and Yellow Hand-Loomed Placemats (Set of 4)

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Robin

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04/27/2023

"Beautiful! Just the right weight."

My puppy damaged our first one but I kept it to have shams made from the remains. We ordered a new one, which the puppies are not allowed to touch. I cannot tell you how beautiful this is and it is so well made. It is definitely an heirloom piece. It is a little larger than normal king size which i love. Keeps us covered and not competing for cover as we sleep. Perfect for Deep South Texas hot weather. The thread and weave are thick and tight enough to make for a very durable and weighty but still light compared to blankets, comforters or quilts. Loved it so much I bought an ivory one and am now back for another of this colorful one just in case something happens to the one I have. My only suggestion would be to improve the color match of the tassel thread to be brighter like the colors in the weave. Still, I LOVE it and LOVE Carmen for sharing her beautiful art with us.

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Ivory Memories, Hand Woven 100% Cotton Blanket in Ivory from Mexico (King)

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Pam

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03/31/2023

"Beautiful weaving!"

Thank you so much for this beautiful gift!

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