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Product ID: 191020

Fair Trade Zapotec Wool Rug (2.5x5), "Zapotec Passion"

byMario Chavez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (27)
A work of splendid elegance, this wool rug celebrates the art of the Zapotec... more

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A work of splendid elegance, this wool rug celebrates the art of the Zapotec people. Mario Chavez weaves a magnificent piece as he works on a traditional handloom using wool dyed with natural colorants.

  • 1.38 kgs
  • 3.0 lbs
  • 1.5 m L x 0.8 m W
  • 4.9 ft. L x 2.6 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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Total reviews

27

Joanne

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10/15/2021

"Absolutely beautiful!"

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The pattern is exquisite and the colors so deep and true. I feel as though we have museum-quality artwork in our home and I thank Sr. Chavez for sharing his talents.

Best Uses

  • They are beautiful accents with darker leather furniture

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Starburst, Woven Wool Cushion Cover from Mexico

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Rachel

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08/18/2021

"Colourful Cushion Cover"

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Great size, colour and easy care. Our cat enjoys it too!

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Starburst, Woven Wool Cushion Cover from Mexico

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David

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08/15/2021

"High Quality"

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I purchased another Zapotec rug in the same pattern many years in Taos. I laid this new rug next to the older rug and the quality of the new rug is the same high quality as the older one. Thank you.

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Very happy!"

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Thanks for the beautiful craftsmanship!

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Beautiful workmanship!"

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Incredible natural colors! Thanks!

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Debbie

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03/17/2021

"Stunning"

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I?m so pleased with this purchase! The quality workmanship and talent shines through. I am very proud and happy to have this beautiful rug in my home. Even more stunning than a photo can convey.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

 
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