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Zapotec wool rug (2.5x10), "Life in Oaxaca"

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Wonderfully intricate, complex patterns in earth colors come to life on a handloom. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug.

Titled Vida en Teotitlán in Spanish.

  • 3.14 kgs
  • 6.9 lbs
  • 2.97 m L x 0.8 m W
  • 9.75 ft. L x 2.6 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • All natural dyes
  • Designed for floor use
  • Dry clean only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Savvy Traveler

From Mount Washington, KY

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09/17/2019

"Gorgeous Rug Evoking Memories of Oaxaca"

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This rug is amazing! The colors are very vibrant and the craftsmanship is top notch. I have been to Oaxaca many times, and Ms. Ruizs work is among the best I have seen. It looks fantastic in our home and gets many compliments.

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Life in Oaxaca, Zapotec wool rug (2.5x10)

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Norman Meshriy

From Walnut Creek, California

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05/17/2018

"A Beautiful Addition!"

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This rug looks wonderful in my hallway. I have purchased several rugs from Novica and they have greatly enhanced the look of my apartment.

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Life in Oaxaca, Zapotec wool rug (2.5x10)

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Lennafrances

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12/10/2021

"pure magical warmth"

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medicinal plants treks,deep forest wanderings, and windy farm days are all warmed by this poncho.Full freedom of movement is allowed ,and I am warmed by the weavers gift. thankyou

Purchased Item:

Teotitlan Trek, Red and Blue Wool Poncho

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Monica

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11/20/2021

"Different and beautiful"

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I saw it was different and very beautiful. Excellent work!

Purchased Item:

Eternal Earth, Zigzag Zapotec Wool Area Rug in Brown from Mexico (2x3)

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Rosalie

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11/09/2021

"Well made and high quality rebozo"

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I love this shawl / rebozo. The colors are beautiful. The pattern is also wonderful. Shipping time to the US was reasonable. The rebozo was neat packages. I would definitely order again.

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Carole

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11/03/2021

"Beautiful runner"

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Beautiful jewel tone blue, red, green, gold. Great quality. Looks equally good as a table runner or on the end of a bed.

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  • Table runner, end of bed

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Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Delfina Ruiz has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $3000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wool yarn for her rugs.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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