Artisan Crafted Zapotec 100% Wool Area Rug from Mexico, "Blue Night"
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Working with virgin wool colored using natural and organic dyes, Alfredo Ruiz presents this fine textile hand woven in the Zapotec tradition. Simple and subdued, this wool area rug from Mexico is a fine addition to your home decor.
- 3.86 kgs
- 8.5 lbs
- Rug: 1.98 m L x 1.5 m W
- Rug: 6.5 ft. L x 4.9 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
- 100% wool
- Do not bleach
- Use mild detergent only
- Do not use a dryer
- Dry in the shade
- Do not iron
- Lay flat to dry
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
- Do not wring
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in Mexico.
- Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Alfredo Ruiz has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $2400. Proceeds were used to purchase wool, natural dyes, and new looms for his rugs.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.