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Hand Loomed 100% Cotton Striped Table Runner from Mexico, "Valley Stones"

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Add a very special touch to your dining table or entryway console with this... more

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Add a very special touch to your dining table or entryway console with this delicately crafted cotton runner. Carmen Ruiz hand-looms it from 100% cotton using a traditional treadle loom. She decorates it with striped and geometric patterns in a combination of black, white, and copper fibers colored with 100% natural dyes. It's finished in a delicate macramé fringe.

The artisan was born into Teotitlan del Valle's rich Zapotec textile traditions. She works using traditional techniques and natural materials and dyes that she sources locally.

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 42 cm L x 140 cm W
  • 16.5" L x 55" W
  • Fringe: 10 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.9" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Dry clean only
  • All natural dyes
  • 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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60

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06/10/2021

"Beautil bedspread!"

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This is a beautiful piece of work. I have bought one 2 years ago and it has livened up my living room ever since. Today I am buying a second one for the second sofa. In 2 years the colors have stayed fresh as on day one (although I wash it regularly in cold water at home), nothing frays or wears, although it covers a very heavily used sofa. Thank you Carmen! Very high quality craftsmanship and beautiful work!

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Zapotec Sky, Hand Woven Blue Beige Striped Cotton Bedspread Twin Size

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05/27/2021

"Wonderful birthday gift"

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It is very Iovely the colour is fantastic. I am giviing it to a grand daughter for her birthday

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Hot Pink Zapotec Treasures, Unique Hot Pink Cotton Patterned Shawl Handwoven in Mexico

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05/22/2021

"Beautiful and Beautifully Made"

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I really like this - the colours are stunning, and it is substantial and well-made. The only thing I would change is that there is a base thread of black that runs through all the woven colours of the blanket. I would make this white. Otherwise I love it.

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Best Uses

  • covering the bed

Purchased Item:

Zapotec Sunset, Artisan Crafted 100% Cotton Colorful Striped Blanket (King)

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04/27/2021

"Cherished Dinner Table Item"

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Always colorful and cheerful, this placemat perks up any supper or meal/snack. I never get tired of it.

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04/21/2021

"Great Woven Blanket"

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My husband and I both love this blanket. It is not too heavy and not too light. I love the colors and the quality. Great value!

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Zapotec Sunset, Artisan Crafted 100% Cotton Colorful Striped Blanket (King)

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04/10/2021

"Amazing weave, sexy fringe, style, everything"

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True artistry and craftsmanship. I bought four more in different colors. I havent seen shawls like this before.

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  • Casual or dressy
  • casual or dress up

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

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.

Carmen Ruiz has received a $1500 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

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