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Handcrafted Zapotec Rug (4x7), "Winter's Day"

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"I made this design thinking of the North and South poles, where for six... more

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"I made this design thinking of the North and South poles, where for six months there is no daylight at all!," exclaims in wonder Mario Chavez. Working with wool and natural dyes, he weaves a rug that is rich in Zapotec artistry.

The use of natural dyes may cause slight variations in hue. This hand crafted item may vary slightly in size.

  • 2.86 kgs
  • 6.3 lbs
  • 2.1 m L x 1.25 m W
  • 7 ft. L x 4.1 ft. W

  • 100% wool
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Do not use a dryer
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand wash or machine wash on gentle cycle
  • All natural dyes
  • Color(s) may vary slightly
  • Wash in cold water
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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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.

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  • They are beautiful accents with darker leather furniture

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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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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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Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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