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Wool area rug, 'Greca Tradition' (2x3.5) - Geometric Zapotec Wool Area Rug from Mexico (2x3.5) Curate

Product ID: 338597

Geometric Zapotec Wool Area Rug from Mexico (2x3.5), "Greca Tradition"

Handwoven of wool on the telar de pedal, or floor loom, this Mexican rug carries... more

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Details

Handwoven of wool on the telar de pedal, or floor loom, this Mexican rug carries on the tradition of Zapotec handicrafts. Alfredo Ruiz gives the rug multicolored geometric patterns, complete with greca spirals. Elegant fringes complete the rug at the corners.

  • 0.74 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • Rug: 1.04 m L x 0.6 m W
  • Rug: 3.42 ft. L x 2 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.6 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H
  • Fringes: 11.2 cm L
  • Fringes: 4.4" L

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • All natural dyes
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry flat in the shade
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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 uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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2 Testimonials for Alfredo Ruiz

Sian

I recently made my first Novica purchase, one of Alfredo's runners... it is so beautiful, it really exceeded my expectations and we're already looking at other designs to buy for the rest of the house. The workmanship, quality and richness of the rug is a delight.

Barbara

 
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