Authentic Handwoven Zapotec Wool Rug (2 x 3 Feet), "Sun Duality"
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Stylized diamonds are dazzling as Mario Chávez weaves the bold image twice, using a palette of brown, burgundy, yellow, green and beige. Framed by rows of geometric motifs, sunbursts inhabit the central field of this radiant rug design. The petite rug is woven of virgin wool in Mexico's Zapotec tradition.
Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 1 inch (3 cm).
- 0.72 kgs
- 1.6 lbs
- Rug: 1.02 m L x 0.61 m W
- Rug: 3.3 ft. L x 2 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Mario Chavez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to increase the physical space of his workshop and hire additional weavers from his community, and also to purchase new looms and raw materials.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.