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Hand-woven Cotton Zapotec Bedspread (Twin), "Lavender Warmth"

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Carmen Ruiz combines rich shades of purple, lilac and violet for the design of... more

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Carmen Ruiz combines rich shades of purple, lilac and violet for the design of this warm twin size bedspread. Featuring off-white contrasts, the cotton yarn is dyed with natural pigments. Ruiz weaves the bedspread on a telar de chicote (whip loom), just like her parents taught her. This type of loom was introduced to Zapotec communities by the Spanish.

  • 2.14 kgs
  • 4.7 lbs
  • 260 cm L x 220 cm W
  • 102" L x 87" W

  • 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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01/25/2019

"Lovely bedspread"

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The craftsmanship is really nice. It was much larger than I expected which was a welcome surprise.

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Lavender Warmth, Hand-woven Cotton Zapotec Bedspread (Twin)

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06/17/2016

"Beautiful work"

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This is a beautiful bedspread, beautiful colors and workmanship. It's a bit heavier and coarser than I had thought (thought it would be softer, more blanket-like) and I find it too heavy to have on me as an additional layer at night. But it looks great on the bed. I have no idea why it's called a king so check the actual measurements before buying. We have a queen bed and it fits like a comforter not a bedspread. That works fine for us as we have the mattress in a wooden bed frame, but don't expect it to go to the floor even on a queen bed. I don't hink it would even on a double. And it would be too small for anything on a king.

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Lavender Warmth, Hand-woven Cotton Zapotec Bedspread (Twin)

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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.

Best Uses

  • Casual or dressy
  • casual or dress up

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04/03/2021

"Unbelievably beautiful! I m in awe!"

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Beautiful bedspread! Couldn t be happier!

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04/03/2021

"Wonderful!"

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They look wonderful on my table!

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03/18/2021

"A Beautiful Piece of Art"

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I have been looking for a bedspread to match the large and colorful wall-hanging in my bedroom. This was a perfect choice! I adore the neutral colors and the high quality of the fabric. Thank you very much!

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Bedspread Craftmanship Beautifully woven

Best Uses

  • On top of a bed

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Natural Contrasts, Hand-woven Cotton Zapotec Bedspread in Beige (Twinl)

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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.

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