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

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

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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
  • 0.99 m L x 0.58 m W
  • 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
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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58

Jill

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06/20/2016

"Nice rug"

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

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Anne

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08/01/2021

"Delighted"

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We love our Irene Ruiz pieces of art! These rugs are soft on the feet and a beautiful soft blue--the very best of Oaxacan artisanship!

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Regal Moon, Hand Woven Wool Area Rug in Royal Blue (2.5x5) from Mexico

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Anne

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08/01/2021

"Beautiful Art"

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I am thrilled with the work of Irene Ruiz. This is an exceptionally well made Oaxacan rug. I love the true color and the soft wool under my toes.

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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

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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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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.

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