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Product ID: 352672

Handwoven Zapotec Wool Runner Rug from Mexico (2.5x10), "Mesmerizing Zapotec"

Working on a traditional telar de pedal, or floor loom, Mexican artisan Mario... more

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Details

Working on a traditional telar de pedal, or floor loom, Mexican artisan Mario Chavez hand-weaves this wool runner rug in the traditional style of Zapotec handicrafts. The runner is detailed with intricate, colorful diamond motifs that form geometric patterns. Fringes complete the rug at each end.

  • 2.10 kgs
  • 4.6 lbs
  • Rug: 3.13 m L x 0.82 m W
  • Rug: 10.25 ft. L x 2.71 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.8 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.3" H
  • Fringes: 9 cm L
  • Fringes: 3.5" L

  • 100% wool
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

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.

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

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

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31 Testimonials for Mario Chavez

Thank you Mario Chavez for creating these wonderful rugs
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Burkhard

Edinburgh,/Sotland/ UK

The rug and its beautiful vibrant colours brought memories of warmer times, when on my frequent Mexico trips, back to cold, dark and wet Scotland - making our winters more bearable. Excellent craftsmanship and also very resilient for daily use - not shredding fibres etc.
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Steve

gracias Mario your rug "" Fiesta Oaxaquena"" makes my heart soar like an eagle every time I see it! It is truly a gift from Teotl-Tlan.""
 
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