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Zapotec wool rug, 'Zapotec Desert' (2x3.5) - Brown and Gold Handwoven Zapotec Wool Rug (2x3) Curate

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Brown and Gold Handwoven Zapotec Wool Rug (2x3), "Zapotec Desert"

Shading from beige and grey to gold and brown, wide bands of color evoke the... more

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Shading from beige and grey to gold and brown, wide bands of color evoke the Oaxaca countryside in the dry winter season. Irene Ruiz takes her inspiration from nature, creating this heirloom rug on the handloom. She names it named "Tierras pardas" in Spanish.

  • 0.68 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Rug: 0.99 m L x 0.58 m W
  • Rug: 3.2 ft. L x 1.9 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
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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

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

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

Product Reviews By Customers
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"Nice rug"

This rug is slightly different colored than pictured on the website - all the colors are quite a bit lighter. I was a bit disappointed at first, but it is very well made and I like it now.

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11 Testimonials for Irene Ruiz


The rug came today and it is more beautiful than the photo! Very nice, Thank you!


Although I hadn't ordered here before, I loved the concept of Novica and particularly the work of this artist. Thank you, Irene! The rug was all I had hoped for and more. It has received MANY compliments


Wonderful craftmanship!