Handwoven 4 x 6.5 Authentic Zapotec Rug in Purples and Reds, "Cuilapan Colors"
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Radiant against a fuchsia background, step motifs appear in intricate geometry. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug. Created of virgin wool on a traditional handloom, the accent rug takes its colors — burgundy, red, lilac, red and purple — from natural dyes.
Titled Flor purpúrea in Spanish.
- 2.28 kgs
- 5.0 lbs
- Rug: 1.99 m L x 1.26 m W
- Rug: 6.5 ft. L x 4.1 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
Delfina Ruiz has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $3000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wool yarn for her rugs.
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