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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fire in the Sky' (5x8) - 5 by 8 Foot Handwoven Modern Red Zapotec Rug

Product ID: 271328

5 by 8 Foot Handwoven Modern Red Zapotec Rug, "Fire in the Sky"

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In this dramatic design, Irene Ruiz conjures a fiery Mexican sky filled with... more

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In this dramatic design, Irene Ruiz conjures a fiery Mexican sky filled with twinkling stars. She weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants.

Titled "Tapete rojo" in Spanish.

  • 4.02 kgs
  • 8.9 lbs
  • 2.49 m L x 1.46 m W
  • 8.25 ft. L x 4.8 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean only
  • All natural dyes
  • Designed for floor use
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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56

Deborah

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07/22/2021

"Stunning rug"

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Even more beautiful in person. Excellent weaving and the colors really pop

Purchased Item:

Fire of Light, Authentic Zapotec Handwoven Wool Rug with Floral Dyes 2x3

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Kent

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07/17/2021

"beautiful art work"

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great pattern and color display. excellent artisan quality it perfect

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Kent

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07/17/2021

"beautiful colors and craft"

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love the design and colors. excellent craftsmanship

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Vincent

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07/15/2021

"The Perfect Gift"

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My wife loved the bag and uses it every day!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: birthday

Taruna

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07/01/2021

"Too small"

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Wish it was longer in size.

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Beth

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04/17/2021

"Beautiful Blues"

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Art on my wood floor! But I have it placed in a non travel area so as not to dirty it.

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Ocean Waves, Hand Made Zapotec Wool Area Rug with Fringes from Mexico

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This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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

Irene Ruiz has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2000.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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